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Microwave Divinity Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Phyllis Part - wife of retiree John Part
Added: Thursday, February 15, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 c. sugar
1 c. light corn syrup
¾ c. water
¼ tsp. salt
3 eggs yolks
1 tsp. vanilla
½ c. chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together sugar, corn syrup, water and salt in a 1 ½ quart dish. Microwave on full power for 11 minutes. Stir mixture and then microwave at full power for 10 minutes more. While syrup mixture cooks, beat egg whites until stiff in large mixing bowl. Gradually pour hot syrup over egg whites, while beating at high speed until mixture is thickened and candy starts to lose it gloss. Beating might require 10 to 12 minutes. Add vanilla and nuts. Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Don’t try this on a rainy day. It won’t set.

 

 

 

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