Nancy G
Edited on Jan 12, 2013
60 mins
60 mins

A delicious, white, lighter-than-air candy ... very old fashioned. This recipe has been around many, many years.


2 2/3 cups sugar
2/3 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup water
2 egg whites, stiffly beaten
1 tsp vanilla
2/3 cup broken nuts


Mix sugar, corn syrup and water in saucepan. Stir over low heat
until sugar is dissolved; then cook without stirring to 260*. (Hard
ball stage)
Remove from heat and pour, beating constantly, in a fine stream
into the beaten egg whites. Add vanilla and continue

beating until mixtureholds its shape and becomes slightly dull.

Fold in nuts.Drop quickly from tip of buttered spoon onto

waxed paper in individual peaks.

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.

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