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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Makes 40 pieces
Solid, melting sugar drops- works best in cold weather and humidity


  • 2 2/3 cups of sugar
  • 2/3 cup white karo
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/8 tsp salt *
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  • STEP 1
    Beat egg whites to peaks
  • STEP 2
    Put sugar, karo, water and salt in a saucepan. Mix slightly but do not stir. Cook until, when dropped in a bowl of cold water, the mixture becomes solid but not brittle. (265 degrees on a candy thermometer)
  • STEP 3
    Immediately pour mixture into beaten egg whites, add vanilla (and food coloring, optional), and beat until mixture can be dropped onto wax paper with a spoon and remain solid.

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