No Fail Divinity

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup white corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • dash of salt
  • 2 egg whites, stiffly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans

Combine sugar, syrup, water and salt in saucepan over low heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved; then cook without stirring to 252° (hard ball stage). Remove from heat and pour slowly and continuously into stiffly beaten egg whites, beating until mixture loses its gloss. Add vanilla and pecans. Drop quickly from tip of spoon onto waxed paper or spread in a greased pan and cut into squares when cold.

Note: Don’t double recipe or add more eggs.

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