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