A historic candy recipe found at recipelion.com
A holiday tradition for many families, Martha Washington’s candy is a treat that’s easy to make and even more delicious to eat. This particular recipe for No-Bake Martha Washington Candy features just a few choice ingredients, making it even simpler to prepare.
Martha Washington (née Dandridge; June 13 [O.S. June 2] 1731– May 22, 1802) was the wife of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Although the title was not coined until after her death, Martha Washington is considered to be the first First Lady of the United States. During her lifetime she was often referred to as “Lady Washington”
In context: A macaroon (/mækəˈruːn/ mak-ə-roon) is a type of small circular cake, typically made from ground almonds (the original main ingredient), coconut, and/or other nuts or even potato, with sugar, egg white, and sometimes flavorings (e.g. honey, vanilla, spices), food coloring, glace cherries, jam and/or a chocolate coating. Some recipes call for sweetened condensed milk. Macaroons are often baked on edible rice paper placed on a baking tray.
Amaretti di Saronno are a usually crunchy variety from Saronno. Both are often served on special occasions such as Christmas.
Candied fruits have a tradition in Europe as Christmas sweets that goes all the way back to medieval times and even though clementine is a fairly new fruit on the market historically speaking they fit this tradition perfectly. Small and neat, with a thin peel and delicious balance between acidity and sweetness.
A recipe for some easy and quick Christmas sweets
Not all Christmas sweets are time-consuming and difficult to make. These enchanted pebbles are very easy to make and takes hardly any time at all. But remember not to do like Prudy and I would have done, and eat most of the sprinkles 😉