Easy Christmas Divinity


Easy Christmas Divinity


  • 2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pecans or nuts of your choice, chopped


  1. Combine sugar, water, corn syrup, and salt in a glass casserole dish.
  2. Cover with saran wrap and microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from the microwave and take off the saran wrap. Stir well and return to the microwave uncovered.
  4. Cook on high for another 4 to 5 minutes until it reaches the hard ball stage when a little is dropped in cold water.
  5. Remove and let it cool for about 4 minutes.
  6. Beat egg whites until stiff using a mixer.
  7. Pour the sugar mixture over the beaten egg whites, beating constantly with the mixer until the mixture starts to lose its gloss and holds together (about 4 or 5 minutes).
  8. Stir in vanilla extract and chopped nuts.
  9. Drop the mixture by teaspoonfuls onto wax paper.
  10. Makes about 25 pieces depending on the size you make them.


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