Martha Washington Balls

Joyce Lowery


A very good friend of my mother, who I called Aunt Daisy, taught me to make this candy. It was a favorite of my brother, Curtis. I would make it for him every Christmas and put it in a decorated coffee can.

★★★★★ 2 votes
50 pieces
40 Min
No-Cook or Other


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6 oz
semisweet chocolate pieces
1 large
block of paraffin wax
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
pecans, chopped
1 can(s)
coconut flakes
1 can(s)
eagle brand milk
1 stick
margarine, melted
2 box
powdered sugar

How to Make Martha Washington Balls


  • 1Mix everything together except chocolate chips and paraffin wax. Chill.
  • 2Roll into small balls and chill again.
  • 3Melt chocolate and paraffin wax together in a double boiler. Dip the balls in chocolate mixture. Place on wax paper to cool.

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About Martha Washington Balls

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern

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