Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Micro Wave Recipe
2 cups white sugar
1/3 cup water
1/3 cup light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup pecans or nuts of your choice, chopped
Combine sugar, water, corn syrup and salt in a glass casserole dish.
Cover with saran wrap and microwave on high for 5 minutes.
Remove from microwave and take off saran wrap.
Stir well and return to microwave uncovered.
Cook on high for another 4 to 5 minutes until reaches hard ball stage when a little is dropped in cold water.
Remove and cool about 4 minutes.
Beat egg whites until stiff with mixer.
Pour sugar mixture over egg whites beating constantly with mixer until mixture starts to lose its gloss and holds together.
About 4 or 5 minutes.
Stir in vanilla and nuts.
Drop by teaspoonful onto wax paper.
Makes about 25 pieces depending on size you make them. Recipe Compliments of By Southern Lady Cook