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Yield: 65 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pack Frozen phyllo (1 lb)
1 cup Butter, melted
12 ounces Chocolate pieces
2 teaspoons Orange peel, finely shredded
2 tablespoons Shortening
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Nutmeg
1 cup Finely chopped nuts

Thaw phyllo according to pkg directions. Cut roll of dough in paper wrapper into fifths. Rewrap 4 pieces in damp towels. Unroll 1 piece of phyllo; discard paper. Cut in half crosswise. Brush 1 piece with melted butter. Top with second sheet; brush with butter. Repeat with third sheet. Fold sheets accordion-style into ¾ inch folds. Pinch folds together at one end; spread folds apart at the other end, forming fan.

Place on ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with remainder of first phyllo portion. Bake, 6 at a time, in 375 degree oven about 5 minutes or till golden brown. Remove; cool. Repeat with remaining phyllo, 1 portion at a time, keeping phyllo wrapped till used.

Melt chocolate over low heat; stir in peel, shortening, and spices.

Dip wide end of each fan about ¼ inch into chocolate; dip into nuts. Place on rack to harden chocolate.

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