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Recipe by
Janis McRae
Central, LA

Don't try to make this on a high humidity or rainy day!!! Great holiday candy.

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Ingredients For divinity

  • 3 c
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 2/3 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2
    egg whites; use large eggs
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped or broken

How To Make divinity

  • 1
    Combine sugar, syrup and water in microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 17 to 19 minutes until mixture reaches the hard ball stage (260 degrees on a candy thermometer.)
  • 2
    Whioe the sugar mixture is cooking, asdd salt to the egg wjites in a large bowl. Beat on high until stiff peaks form.
  • 3
    SLOWLY pour the syrup in a thin stream into stiffened egg whites beating constantly until mixture loses its gloss and thickens - about 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in vanillas and pecsn pieces. Drop at once by spoonfuls onto foil.

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