Divinity Puffs


2 egg whites

2 1/2 cups sugar

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup light corn syrup

3/4 cup chopped nuts

1/2 tsp vanilla


Beat egg whites until stiff in a large heat-proof bowl; set aside.

Combine sugar, water and corn syrup in a saucepan and cook to a thin stage (234).

Pour half syrup mixture over egg whites, stir constantly while pouring.

Cook remaining syrup to 260.

Pour over egg whites beating constantly.

Beat until mixture holds its shape when dropped from a spoon.

Stir in chopped nuts  and vanilla.

Drop onto wax paper to cool.