Martha Washington Candies

Martha Washington Candies

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"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

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 180 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 10.6 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.2g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 63 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Line 2 cookie sheets with wax paper. Set aside.
  2. 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.
  3. Form into small balls and place on prepared cookie sheets . Chill until very firm.
  4. 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.
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I have made this heavenly candy for YEARS and they turn out perfect everytime. My recipe calls for two boxes of confectioners sugar (instead of four cups)so maybe that is why mine never comes o...

Doubling the confectioners sugar will make the candy easier to handle, but DON'T DO IT! You want that creamy, melt-in-your-mouth experience. Instead, work with the candy. Freeze before handling,...

When dipping this candy, remove the middle tines of a plastic fork and use it to dip. Eliminates the famous "hole" in the top. Works great!