|Sugar||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped walnuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped candied cherries||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped candied pineapple||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
In a heavy 2-quart saucepan combine sugar, corn syrup, water, and salt.
Cook and stir till sugar is dissolved.
Continue cooking without stirring to hard-ball stage or till candy thermometer registers 260° Meanwhile, beat egg whites with an electric mixer till stiff but not dry.
Gradually pour syrup over the egg whites, beating constantly at high speed of mixer.
Add vanilla and beat till candy holds its shape, 4 to 5 minutes.
Stir in walnuts, candied cherries, and candied pineapple.
Quickly drop from a teaspoon onto waxed paper.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3534 Calories from Fat 676
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 74 g114.1%
Saturated Fat 5.8 g29.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 737.9 mg30.7%
Total Carbohydrates 719 g239.6%
Dietary Fiber 11.6 g46.6%
Sugars 609.9 g
Protein 26 g51.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Calcium 11% Iron 22.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet