STREAMING NOW: Taste Testers

Martha Washington Balls

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“This candy is always made for Christmas at our house. They taste a bit like Almond Joy candy bars. They are very yummy. I really don't have any idea how many this recipe makes, but I know it is a lot. These make great gifts placed in a Holiday tin.”
12 Dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients except chocolate chips.
  2. Refrigerate over night.
  3. Shape coconut mixture into walnut-size balls.
  4. Freeze until firm.
  5. Melt chocolate chips in a double boiler.
  6. Pierce balls with a tooth pick or wooden skewer, dip balls into chocolate.
  7. Lay on wax paper.
  8. Refrigerate until set.
  9. Store in an airtight container.
  10. Note: This recipe originally called for 1 block of paraffin wax melted in with the chocolate chips. I don't care for the wax, so I don't add it. It's just a personal preference.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a