Martha Washington Candy

Martha Washington Candy Recipe

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Jan Golden


I make this for Christmas every year. It is the best candy! Sometimes I also use milk chocolate on half of the recipe. You could even make them for Valentines Day and shape the balls into hearts.


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  • 1 c
    eagle brand milk
  • 2 lb
    white powered sugar
  • 1/2 lb
  • 1 pt
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 pt
    chopped pecans

  • 1/4 pkg
  • 1 lb
    semisweet chocolate

How to Make Martha Washington Candy


  1. Melt butter, mix all ingredients, refrigerate overnight. Roll into balls & dip into chocolate.
  2. Melt in a double boiler, 1/4 lb parafin and 1 lb semisweet chocolate
  3. Dip and put on wax paper. Store in refrigerator.

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Course/Dish: Candies

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