|Sugar||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|White karo syrup||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Boil sugar, water and Karo syrup until thread forms or temperature reaches 248 degrees F.
Beat egg whites while this is boiling.
When thread forms, pour 1/3 over egg whites, beating constantly on high speed with mixer.
Put syrup back on heat for about 1 minute and then pour 1/3 over mixture.
Cook last 1/3 about 1 minute and pour over mixture.
Beat until it starts getting too hard to mix.
Stir with a wooden spoon until ready to drop.
Add pecans and vanilla and drop with spoon on waxed paper when candy will stand in peaks.
Makes 36 pieces.
Calories 402 Calories from Fat 98
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g18%
Saturated Fat 1 g5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 35.3 mg1.5%
Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.5%
Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.2%
Sugars 67.2 g
Protein 2 g4.6%
Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 0.3%
Calcium 1.5% Iron 2.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet