MARTHA WASHINGTON CANDIES

These Martha Washington Candies are an excellent addition to your holiday celebrations, are ideal for gift giving, and look impressive on a cookie tray!

MARTHA WASHINGTON CANDIES

Ingredients:
  1. 1 cup butter melted
  2. 1 lb powdered sugar
  3. 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  4. 14 oz package shredded coconut sweetened
  5. 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  6. 10 oz jar maraschino cherries drained and chopped
  7. 3 cups finely chopped pecans
  8. 16 oz package chocolate Candiquik

Instructions:
  • After chopping cherries, place on a paper towel so the liquid can be absorbed. Blot dry with additional paper towels.
  • Combine all ingredients except for Candiquik in a large bowl.
  • Refrigerate for at least two hours. Tip #1 - the colder the filling is the quicker the chocolate will set up
  • Form into balls about the size of a walnut or whatever size you prefer.
  • Refrigerate balls for 20 minutes. Tip #2 - See tip #1
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Melt Candiquik according to package directions.