Microwave divinity

Yield: 30 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Sugar
½ cup Light corn syrup Water Salt
1 Egg white Vanilla
1 cup Chopped pecans

1. In a 3-quart glass bowl, microwave sugar, syrup and water on FULL POWER for 12 to 18 minutes, or until mixture spins a fine thread.

2. In another bowl, add salt to egg whites, beating constantly until whites are stiff and form peaks.

3. Slowly pour a thin stream of syrup mixture into egg whites, beating constantly until mixture loses shine and thickens.

4. Stir in vailla and nuts. Immediately drop by teaspoonsful on waxed paper.

Source: Sharp Microwave Oven Cook Book.

This has been a never-fail recipe for me. The only problem I have had is cooking too long; then you had better have someone to help you drop the candy before it gets too hard.

Joyce Burton, Prodigy Food & Wine Board

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