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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy