Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Martha Washington Candy

Martha Washington Candy

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Tags: Contains nuts, Gluten‑free, Good for parties/potlucks, Travels well


2 boxes powdered sugar
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 1/2 boxes of semi-sweet chocolate squares
4 cups finely chopped pecans
1/4 block of food-grade paraffin wax


  1. Combine powdered sugar, softened butter, condensed milk and pecans together.

  2. Roll into 1 inch balls and place onto wax paper and chill for two hours.

  3. Melt chocolate and wax in a double broiler.

  4. Insert toothpicks into candy balls and dip into chocolate mixture.

  5. Place onto wax paper to cool.

  6. Place into a decorative air tight container.


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