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Divinity Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wanda Lemons

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 tsp salt
2 egg whites
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
Garnish:toasted pecan halves

Directions:
Directions:
1. Cook first 4 ingredients in a heavy 2-quart saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves and a candy thermometer registers 248 (about 15 minutes). Remove syrup mixture from heat.
2. Beat egg whites at high speed with an electr4ic mixer until stiff peaks form. Pour half or hot syrup in a thin stream over egg whites, beating constantly at high speed, about 5 minutes.
3. Cook remaining half of syrup over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until a candy thermometer registers 272 (about 4 to 5 minutes). Slowly pour hot syrup and vanilla extract over egg white mixture holds its shape (about 6 to 8 minutes). Stir in 1 cup chopped pecans.
4. Drop mixture quickly by rounded teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased wax paper. Garnish, if desired. Cool

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
** Above picture is Wanda Ogden Lemons and Pam Ogden McClain

 

 

 

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