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Grandma Vera John's Divinity Recipe

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Carma, Grandma Vera John, Mindee

 

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mindee Gorman

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
cup white corn syrup
cup water

2 egg whites stiffly beaten
1 tsp vanilla
cup chopped nuts


**Need a candy thermometer

Directions:
Directions:
Place in saucepan over low heat and stir until sugar is dissolved then cook WITHOUT stirring to 252 (hard ball) with candy thermometer.

Stiffly beat 2 egg whites.

Remove sugar mixture from heat and pour into the egg whites beating constantly and continue beating until mixture holds its shape and loses its gloss.

Add 1 tsp vanilla and cup chopped nuts then quickly drop from tip of spoon onto waxed paper.

Let cool.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 Minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma John used to make this divinity and it was delicious bite sized pieces of chewy candy that we loved. You can add a drop of red or green and give away for Christmas.

 

 

 

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