2 c. sugar
1/2 c. sour cream
1/3 c. white corn syrup
2 T. butter
1/4 t. salt
2 t. vanilla
1/4 c. candied cherries, chopped
1 c. chopped black walnuts
Combine sugar, sour cream, corn syrup, butter, and salt. Bring to a boil slowly, stirring until sugar dissolves. Boil, without stirring, to 236*F on candy thermometer.
Remove from heat. Let stand 15 minutes without stirring.
Add vanilla. Beat until mixture starts to lose its gloss. Add nuts and cherries.