Martha Washington Balls

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Joyce Lowery

By
@jlowery55

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
50 pieces
Prep:
40 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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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

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix everything together except chocolate chips and paraffin wax. Chill.
  2. Roll into small balls and chill again.
  3. Melt 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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