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5 from 9 votes

Easy Christmas Divinity

This Christmas Divinity is made in the microwave! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: candy, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candy, Christmas Divinity, Divinity, easy recipe, Microwave Divinity
Servings: 25 pieces


  • 2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pecans or nuts of your choice chopped


  • Combine sugar, water, corn syrup and salt in a glass casserole dish. Cover with saran wrap and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Remove from microwave and take off saran wrap. Stir well and return to microwave uncovered. Cook on high for another 4 to 5 minutes until reaches hard ball stage when a little is dropped in cold water. Remove and cool about 4 minutes
  • Beat egg whites until stiff with mixer. Pour sugar mixture over egg whites beating constantly with mixer until mixture starts to lose its gloss and holds together. About 4 or 5 minutes. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Drop by teaspoonful onto wax paper.
  • Makes about 25 pieces depending on size you make them


To clean glass bowl you used in microwave soak in warm soapy water immediately after emptying sugar mixture.