December 6, 2008

MARTHA WASHINGTON CANDY

2 sticks softened butter
2 boxes white powdered sugar
1 can sweetened Eagle Brand milk
2 c. chopped nuts
1 can flaked coconut
2 (6 oz.) pkgs. chocolate chips
1/4 lb. paraffin wax

Blend above ingredients well and form into small thumb-size balls. Let sit in the refrigerator for 10 minutes, until firm. Melt in top of double boiler two (6 ounce) packages of chocolate chips and 1/4 pound paraffin wax. Stick toothpick in ball of candy and dip in chocolate. Keep stove on very low while dipping (or keep over hot water). Place on wax paper to harden.

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