Divinity Candy Recipe for Christmas

This divinity candy is one of my favorite Christmas treat recipes. My mom would sometimes add food coloring and even a hint of peppermint!


- sugar - light corn syrup - water - egg whites - vanilla

Step 1

Cook sugar, corn syrup and water (use 1 tablespoon less water on humid days) in 2-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved.

Continue cooking, without stirring, to 260°F on candy thermometer or until small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water forms a hard ball that holds its shape but is pliable.

Step 2

Beat egg whites in medium bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.

Step 3

Continue beating while pouring hot syrup in a thin stream into egg whites, beating constantly on medium speed.

Step 4

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