Yield: 30 servings
|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