Coconut Divinity

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  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons red fruit gelatin
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flaked coconut


  1. Grease side of heavy pan; combine sugar, syrup, hot water and salt in pan. Stir to a boil. Cook, without stirring, to hard boil stage.
  2. Beat egg whites to soft peak.
  3. Add gelatin, beating to stiff peaks.
  4. Pour hot syrup into egg whites in thin stream, beating constantly. Beat until candy begins to hold shape.
  5. Add vanilla extract and coconut. Mix well; spoon into mounds on greased platter.