Lee Pinnell’s Divinity Fudge
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 C sugar
  • 1/2 C white karo (corn syrup)
  • 1/2 C water
  • 2 egg whites (stiffly beaten)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 C cherries
  • 1/2 C chopped nuts
DIRECTIONS
  1. Mix ingredients.
  2. Boil without stirring until click ball forms when tested in cold water.
  3. Slowly pour over 2 stiffly beaten egg whites, beating steadily.
  4. Beat until thick.
  5. Then add vanilla, candied cherries, and chopped nuts.
  6. Drop by spoonfuls on greased waxed paper.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Yvette's notes: Better to make on a dry day. If you're not familiar with candy stages, use a candy thermometer. Photo from What’s Cooking America: http://whatscookingamerica.net/Candy/Divinity.htm