Christmas Divinity Recipe

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Christmas Divinity

donna clark

By
@donnacl

I love the holidays and this candy has been a family favoret for years, I did change the recipe a bit for a more christmas look, and taste.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
3 doz.
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

16
hard candy peperment candy
3 1/2 c
sugar
2/3 c
light corn syrup
2/3 c
water
1/3 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
3
egg whites
red food coloring ( optional )

Step-By-Step

1place the hard peperment candy in a food prosser and crush, and set aside.
2combine sugar, water, corn syrup, and salt into a sauce pan, heat stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves.
3whip down sugar crystols from side of pan as necessary with a pastry brush dipped in water.
4without stirring, boil syrup mixture until it reaches 265 degrees on a candy thermomether ( hard ball stage )
5gradually beat egg whites until stiff peaks form, then gradually beat hot syurp into egg whites, add vanilla , tent with food coloring if desired. continue beating until candy hold it's shape and add crushed peperments.
6drop by tablespoon onto wax paper , when firm store in air thght container.
7NOTE: for white didinity do not add food coloring. in place of peperment candy , you can add chopped muts, or candy cherries.
8TIP: have everything ready before you start as once the candy reaches 260 on the candy thermometer it will immediatley begine to harden.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids