Martha Washington's Candy


Category: Dessert

Type: Candy

Classifications: Candy, Cookies & Snacks

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 cup butter

4 cups confectioners sugar

1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk

2 cups shredded coconut

2 cups chopped pecans

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

1/4 block paraffin

Instructions: Line 2 cookie sheets with wax paper. Set aside.

Mix butter, sugar and sweetened condensed milk in large mixing bowl. Add coconut, pecans and vanilla; mix well, using a sturdy large spoon. Chill until firm enough to handle.

Form into small balls and place on prepared cookie sheets. Chill until very firm.

Melt paraffin in top of double boiler over simmering water. Add chocolate chips and stir until melted.

Using a toothpick, dip balls into melted chocolate and place back on waxed paper. Let cool until set.

Store in airtight container.




Serves: 0

Yields: 8 dozen

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