Martha Washingtons

1
Melanie B

By
@MelBelle

Every Christmas my MIL makes these...it wouldn't be the same without them. I think these are my FIL's favorite home made candy. LOL I have put regular measurements in parenthesis.

Rating:
★★★★★ 5 votes
Comments:
Serves:
a ton
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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1 qt
pecans chopped (4 cups)
1 stick
butter (1/2 cup)
1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk
2 box
powdered sugar ( 2 pounds or about 8 cups)
1 can(s)
coconut (3 1/2 ounces or 1 1/3 cups)***see note

How to Make Martha Washingtons

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pour milk over ingredients and mix. Chill overnight.
  • 2Roll into balls about the size of marbles.
  • 3Dip the balls into two melted large bags of chocolate chips blended with 1/2 block of cooking paraffin.
    Really, any sort of dipping chocolate will do. I often use chocolate almond bark.
  • 4NOTE***Back in the day (and I'm told even still in some places) coconut came in a can. It is grated coconut, not coconut milk. I entered the recipe exactly as my MIL gave it to me, the put the actual measurements in parenthesis.

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About Martha Washingtons

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #coconut, #pecans




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