Martha Washington Candies

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

Here is a candy that can be given as gifts during the holidays or just gobbled up whenever you have a hankering for it. They are a hand-dipped pecan candy in a fondant-like base.

INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):


  • Line 2 cookie sheets with wax paper. Set aside.
  • Mix margarine, 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 chocolate chips in top pot of double boiler over simmering water. Using a toothpick, dip balls into melted chocolate. Let cool on wax paper.