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Classic Divinity

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg whites 2
  Nuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped
  Cherries 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), candied
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Combine sugar, water and corn syrup in a 2-quart oven-proof glass mixing bowl/pitcher. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 6 minutes at HIGH, or until sugar is dissolved. Continue cooking to hard-ball stage (5 to 6 minutes at HIGH); stir occasionally.
2. Meanwhile, beat egg whites until stiff, not dry, peaks form.
3. Pour syrup over egg whites in a thin stream, beating constantly. Continue beating until creamy (15 to 20 minutes). Mix in nuts, cherries and vanilla extract. Turn into a buttered 11 x 7-inch pan. Cut into squares when firm.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Cherry

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