Fortune cookies make for an unexpected treat with a sweet surprise inside! Here’s how to make them at home.
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 large egg whites
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 1 tablespoon water
Print messages on 24 small strips of paper.
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Lightly coat a nonstick baking sheet with cooking spray.
In a small bowl, sift together flour, cornstarch and sugar. In a medium bowl, whisk together egg whites, vanilla, oil and water until smooth. Add flour mixture to egg mixture and blend together until batter is smooth.
Working in batches of 4, drop batter by tablespoonfuls onto baking sheet and tilt it in a circular motion to spread batter into 4-inch rounds.
Bake for 10 minutes, or until edges of cookies are golden brown. Remove from oven and, working quickly, use a spatula to remove the cookies from baking sheet. Place the fortune in the center of a cookie and fold the cookie in half into a half-moon. Bring points of half-moon together with seam running on the outside. Place into a muffin tin to help keep shape while cooling.
Repeat with remaining batter.
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