Nanny's Divinity Recipe

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Nanny's Divinity

Linda Hughes

By
@nannyshelper

My Mama taught me to make this divinity when I was a little girl.They didn't have a candy thermometer then and it was difficult to test.All my family and friends beg for this sweet treat.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Makes about 4 dozen candies
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

2 2/3 c
sugar
2/3 c
light corn syrup
1/2 c
water
2
egg whites
1 tsp
vanilla
2/3 c
nuts

Step-By-Step

1ook sugar,corn syrup and water over low heat,stirring constantly,until sugar is dissolved.Cook without stirring to 260 degrees on candy thermometer.
2Beat egg whites with electric mixer until stiff peaks form.
3Continue beating while pouring hot syrup into egg whites beating constantly on medium speed.
4Add vanilla.Beat until mixture holds its shape
5Fold in nuts.
6Drop mixture from buttered spoon onto waxed paper.Let stand at room temperature for 3 hours until candy feels dry.
7Store in airtight container at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy