Divinity #2

Yield: 24 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2½ cup Sugar
½ cup Water
1 cup Pecans
½ cup White corn syrup
⅛ teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Vanilla
2 \N Egg whites; stiffly beaten

Heat sugar, water, corn syrup & salt. Stir constantly until sugar has dissolved. Continue cooking until syrup spins a thread (234-238 degrees).

Slowly pour half of syrup over egg whites, beating constantly by hand or mixer. Cook other half until it forms a hard ball in cold water (248-254 degrees). Proceed as before, beating until stiff enough to shape. Fold in vanilla & nuts. Drop with spoon onto waxed paper. Decorate with cherries or pecans.



From <Simply Southern>, the Desoto School Mothers' Assn, Helena-West Helena, AR 72390. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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