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.

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Servings:
48
Yield:
8 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup margarine

  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • 2 cups shredded coconut

  • 2 cups chopped pecans

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

180 Calories
11g Fat
21g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 180
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 85mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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