Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Easy Divinity Candy

Easy Divinity Candy

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From the kitchen of KelOliver

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Recipe Details

Total Time:
not specified
about 2 dozen
Contains nuts, Dairy‑free, Gluten‑free, Good for parties/potlucks


1 jar marshmallow cream
1/2 cup water
2 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup pecans (optional)
peppermint pieces (optional)


  1. Boil the sugar and water to the soft ball stage.

  2. Remove from heat and stir in marshmallow cream and vanilla.

  3. Add pecans, if desired.

  4. Let cool 5-10 minutes.

  5. Drop from spoon onto wax paper to cool.

  6. If the pieces run and are smooth, let cool for a couple more minutes before dropping any more onto paper. The pieces should be fluffy when dropped, not runny.

  7. Place peppermint on top of each piece if desired, as dropped.

  8. Let cool 30 minutes and enjoy!


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