Holiday recipes
Holiday recipes

It’s time to dust off grandmother’s old box of recipes and whip up the family’s favorite traditional dish for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s. But before you start, share that recipe with all of your Bluebonnet friends and family!

Submit your family’s most beloved holiday recipe to or look for requests on our social media posts. We’ll post them on our website at Want to start early? The first recipe is there, for Mimi Delk’s Divine Divinity.

Mimi Delk's divine divinity

2 cups sugar
2/3 cups corn syrup
1/3 cup hot water
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup nuts


1. Prepare 2-3 baking sheets with wax paper that has been sprayed with non-stick spray.
2. Mix sugar, corn syrup and water together. Cook to hard ball stage.
3. Pour over beaten egg whites and stir.
4. When mixture is cool, add vanilla extract and nuts by folding in.
5. Drop by teaspoonfuls on to wax paper.


  • Make on days when it is cool and sunny outside, with low humidity.
  • Spraying your teaspoon with non-stick spray before scooping and dropping to wax paper will help unstick.