* 1/2 cup granulated sugar
* 1/2 cup dairy sour cream
* 1/3 cup light corn syrup
* 2 tablespoons butter
* 1/4 teaspoon salt
* 2 teaspoons vanilla
* 1/2 cup quartered candied cherries
* 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
In 2-quart glass measuring cup, combine sugar, sour cream, corn syrup, butter and salt.
Microwave at high for 5 minutes. Stir until sugar dissolves.
Microwave at High 6 minutes or just until mixture reaches 236 degrees F. (Soft ball).
Let stand 15 minutes without stirring.
Add vanilla, beat until it loses its gloss (about 6 minutes).
Stir in cherries and walnuts.
Quickly pour in buttered 8-1/2 by 4-1/2" loaf pan. Cool. Cut into squares.