Chinese: Fortune Cookies

Old 10-28-02, 10:04 PM
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Chinese: Fortune Cookies

These are fun to make!

tsp = teaspoon
Tbsp = Tablespoon
oz. = ounce(s)


8 ounces All-purpose flour
2 Tbsp. Cornstarch
4 ounces Sugar
1/ 2 tsp. Salt
4 ounces Vegetable oil
4 ounces Egg whites
1 Tbsp. Water
2 tsp.Vanilla extract.

1. In a deep bowl, mix the following ingredients: 8 oz. Flour, 2 tablespoons
corn starch, 4 oz. sugar and 1/ 2 teaspoon salt, blend in 4 oz. oil, 4 oz. Egg
whites, 1 tablespoon water and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, and beat until
smooth consistency.

2. Write your own "Fortune" on a piece of paper 2 1/ 2" by 1/ 2". Prepared
oven to 300F.

3. Scoop a tablespoon of cookie batter and spread evenly into a 4" circle
on a well greased baking sheet.

4. Bake cookie for about 14 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Remove
one cookie at a time from the oven.

5. You have about 15 seconds working time before the cookie hardens. Place the "Fortune" in the middle of the cookie.

6. Shape the cookie by folding it in half and grasp both ends. Place the finished cookie in a muffin pan with the ends down to hold its unique shape.

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