Grandaddy's Christmas Divinity

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

My grandfather made this wonderful divinity for our family every Christmas for as long as anyone can remember. I should mention that the recipe is a bit "weather-dependent"; don't make it on a rainy, damp day... It won't set up quite right unless the atmosphere is reasonably dry.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix sugar, syrup, and water; cook mixture until it forms a soft ball. Add extract if using.
  2. Divide into 2 equal portions.
  3. Fold the stiff egg whites into half the mixture VERY SLOWLY.
  4. Continue cooking the remaining half of the mixture until it forms a hard ball.
  5. Combine mixtures very slowly.
  6. Fold in nuts.
  7. Pour into pan immediately.

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