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Peanut Butter Divinity

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If you love peanut butter, then this for you! Over the years I have perfected the art of making this Peanut Butter Divinity. This is a candy, taught to me by my elders. Enjoyed as a delicious snack, this is the best thing during a sweet craving! You must try this out.
Ingredients
  Light corn syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Peanut butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Dash
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Heavily grease a waxed paper.

MAKING
2) In a saucepan, mix together sugar, corn syrup, water, and salt.
3) Place over medium heat and stir to a boil.
4) Cover the pan and lower the heat.
5) Allow to cook for 3 minutes.
6) Uncover the pan and raise heat to medium.
7) Cook till the syrup begins to spin a thread.
8) In a bowl, beat the egg whites till stiff.
9) Pour half the syrup into the egg whites in a fine stream, while beating constantly.
10) Place the remaining syrup back over the heat.
11) Allow to cook to a firm-ball stage.
12) Pour the syrup into the egg white mix, beating till creamy.
13) Pour out the candy onto the greased waxed paper.
14) Set aside till firm.
15) Using cold water, moisten hands and pat the candy till about 3/4 inch thick.
16) Spread peanut butter over the candy.
17) Roll as for a jelly roll.
18) Cut in slices.

SERVING
19) Serve as a snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Candy
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peanut Butter
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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