Martha Washington Balls

Martha Washington Balls Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Jessica Grigowsky


These incredibly rich little goodies are perfect for Christmas time & make great gifts for friends!


★★★★★ 1 vote

3 Hr


  • 2 c
  • 2 box
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 2 stick
  • 1 can(s)
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 pkg
    semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1
    block of parafin wax
  • 1
    extra box of confectioners' sugar for dusting your hands/fingers

How to Make Martha Washington Balls


  1. Mix first 5 ingredients together & chill in freezer for about 5-10 minutes.
  2. Dip hands in confectioners' sugar to prevent the mixture from sticking to your hands. Roll out 1/2in to 1in size balls until mixture is gone.
  3. Insert toothpick into each ball then set in freezer again to chill.
  4. While balls are chilling, melt down the block of parafin wax. Once wax is melted add the chocolate chips & stir until melted & smooth.
  5. Dip each ball into chocolate until all are dipped & coated. You may add as many coatings of chocolate as you prefer. I prefer 2 coatings.
  6. Return balls to freezer again until the chocolate is set then remove toothpicks & enjoy!!

Printable Recipe Card

About Martha Washington Balls

Course/Dish: Candies Chocolate

Show 7 Comments & Reviews

25 No-bake Dessert Recipes That Are Bringing Sexy Back

25 No-Bake Dessert Recipes That Are Bringing Sexy Back

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Not only are these no-bake desserts super easy to make, but these recipes are incredibly tempting and sure to satisfy your cravings!

Pinterest Pass Or Fail: Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops Recipe

Pinterest Pass or Fail: Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Halloween is just around the corner and we were looking for a spooky treat for our next Pinterest Pass or Fail. We came across Kelly from's Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops...

Give The Gift Of Food This Holiday Season Recipe

Give The Gift of Food This Holiday Season

Kitchen Crew

Whether looking to make something for the host/hostess of a holiday party or wanting to give something personal to a friend, I love the idea of making homemade treats. There's...