Martha Washington Chocolate Balls


Recipe courtesy of Mrs. Stella Mae Altazan, Cookin' on the Horseshoe

Serves a crowd

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup nuts, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut
  • 2 boxes confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 block paraffin wax
  • 12 oz. semi sweet chocolate

Martha Washington Chocolate Balls

Martha Washington Chocolate Balls

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Mix first five ingredients together. Roll in balls and refrigerate until hard. Melt paraffin wax and chocolate together in a double boiler. Dip the balls into the chocolate to coat, and drop onto parchment or waxed paper.

Note: This candy appears in the Martha Washington's Booke of Cookery

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