No-Bake Martha Washington Candy
This easy no-bake candy recipe will be beloved by all!
This No-Bake Martha Washington Candy is just what you need to start a new holiday tradition amongst your family. This easy Chirstmas candy recipe is perfect for gift giving or saving all for yourself. Made from simple ingredients you likely already have in your pantry if you're a regular baker, this easy candy recipe won't put you a penny out of pocket. It also comes together in just one hour in your fridge, so you'll have a sweet treat, ready to eat in no time. Serve these chocolatey delights at your holiday party this year, or stuff them in the kids' stockings. No matter where they show up, they're sure to bring a smile to everyone's face.
Chilling Time1 hr
Cooking MethodNo Bake
- 3 cups pecans
- 2 cups coconut
- 4 cups powdered sugar
- 1 stick butter at room temperature
- 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
- 2 cups candy melts
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Place pecans and coconut into a food processor and pulse until finely chopped.
Using an electric mixer, cream sugar and butter together until light. Add milk and the chopped nuts and coconut and stir until well mixed.
Roll between your palms into small balls and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Chill in refrigerator for 1 hour.
Place chocolate melts into a glass or metal bowl and set over a pan of simmering water until it can be stirred with a spoon into a smooth mixture. Dip each ball of candy into the chocolate allowing excess to drip back into the bowl. Place on a clean parchment lined baking sheet and allow to dry.
Completed candies may be stored in the refrigerator, between layers of waxed paper, until ready to serve.
Candy melts are specially formulated to give a smooth, glossy, chocolate finish that will not melt too easily on the fingers when served. You can substitute chocolate chips if you prefer.
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