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Recipe : Entry # 7411
Ruth Clements
(256) 927-6505
Recipe Title
Recipe Theme
October: Homemade candy
Cherokee EC
4 c. sugar
1 c. light corn syrup
3/4 c. water
Put in pan on stovetop over medium heat and stir until sugar is dissolved. Then cook without stirring to 255 degrees or until hard ball stage. While this is cooking, beat 3 egg whites until they hold a peak in large mixing bowl. When sugar mixture is reaches 255, remove form heat and pour a fine stream, beating constantly, into the egg whites. Continue beating until mixture holds it's shape and looses it;s gloss. Then add 1 c. chopped pecans and 1 teasp. vanilla. Drop by spoonfuls onto wax paper.
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This is an old recipe that makes the best divinity ever. Just be patient when making this recipe. It takes a good mixer and quite a bit of time to get the right consistency.