When making divinity pick a day when the humidity isn't high.
You can choose any type of nuts you like.
Be sure to use a candy thermometer for this recipe. It's a good
investment if you are going to be making candies.
3 C. sugar
3/4 C. light corn syrup
3/4 C. water
3 egg whites
1 t. vanilla
1/2 t. vinegar
1 1/2 C. chopped Macadamia Nuts
Cook sugar, corn syrup and water in 2 quart saucepan over low heat, stirring
constantly until sugar is dissolved. Continue cooking to 250°F. on a candy
thermometer, without stirring.
Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Add vinegar. Pour syrup in while still
beating and continue to beat until mixture is thick. (about 10 minutes) Add
vanilla. Continue to beat until mixture holds its shape and begins to lose its
shine. Stir in nuts gently.
Drop mixture from a buttered spoon, working quickly. Let stand at room
temperature about 12 hours. Store in an airtight container.