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Dave's Garden Cookbook: Christmas Glow Divinity

The 2001 Dave's Garden Cookbook

Christmas Glow Divinity

By eyesoftexas

Category: Cookies, Bars, and Candy

3 cups sugar
3/4 cup White Karo syrup
pinch of salt
3/4 cup water
2 egg whites
1 pkg cherry or lime Jello
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup coconut (optional)

Mix sugar, syrup, salt and water; stir until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil, covering for first 3 minutes. Boil to 250 degrees on candy thermometer or firm ball stage. Beat egg whites until foamy; add jello gradually. Beat until stiff. Pour in hot sugar mixture gradually, beat until firm enough to drop from teaspoon. Add nuts and coconut. Drop from teaspoon on to wax paper. Cherry jello will tint divinity pink. Green food coloring will need to be added to lime Jello mixture. Candies may be rolled in additional coconut.

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