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martha washington balls

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Joyce Lowery
Sterlington, LA

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 ratings)
yield 50 pieces
prep time 40 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For martha washington balls

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

How To Make martha washington balls

  • 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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