Cherry Candy Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse

Ingredients

 Sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Light corn syrup1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Water1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Egg whites2
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Cherries3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), finely chopped
 Nuts3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2830 Calories from Fat 543

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.6%

Saturated Fat 9.6 g48.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 585.4 mg24.4%

Total Carbohydrates 578 g192.7%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.8%

Sugars 471.8 g

Protein 31 g62.2%

Vitamin A 2.2% Vitamin C 19.7%

Calcium 20.6% Iron 3.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in 3-quart bowl.
Stir until sugar dissolves.
MICROWAVE 5 MINUTES on HIGH, or until mixture is clear.
Stir thoroughly.
MICROWAVE 8 MINUTES on HIGH, or until a small amount dropped in very cold water forms a hard ball (260°).
While syrup is cooking, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
When syrup is ready, beat egg whites with electric mixer while slowly pouring in a thin stream of hot syrup.
Add vanilla.
Beat until candy loses its gloss.
(About 6 to 8 minutes.) Fold in fruit and nuts.
Drop from buttered teaspoon onto waxed paper or spread in a buttered (10 x 8-inch) pan.
Cut into squares when cooled.
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