Martha Washington Candy Recipe

Cindi Hayward-Boger

By
@ChefCindi

I got this recipe from my Mother. She made this every Thanksgiving and Christmas. The recipe was obtained from a church cookbook from Guin, AL.


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Serves:

48 pieces of candy

Prep:

1 Hr 10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 stick
butter, softened
4 c
powdered sugar
2 c
coconut, shredded
2 c
pecans, in pieces
1 tsp
vanilla extract
14 oz
sweetened condensed milk
2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 Tbsp
paraffin wax

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix butter, sugar, sweetened condensed milk together in a large mixing bowl. Add coconut, pecans and vanilla, mix well. Chill for about 1 hour.
2
Remove from refrigerator and form mixture into small round balls using your hands. Place on a large cookie sheet lined with wax paper. Continue until all the mixture is gone. Chill again for about 30 minutes. This makes it easier to handle during dipping.
3
While mixture is chilling, using a double boiler, melt chocolate chips and add the paraffin wax to the chocolate chips.
4
Dip the candy into the warm melted chocolate using a tooth pick and set on cookie sheet lined with wax paper. Allow to cool and then place into candy dish or box.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American