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fortune cookies

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Recipe by
Karla Everett
Greenacres, WA

Who doesn't love a fortune cookie and the and the surprise message inside , when you make them your self you can write your one fortune to fit the mood.... I got this recipe from WWW.PAULADEEN.COM and the picture from the net. ***untried recipe ***

(1 rating)
yield 16 cookies
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For fortune cookies

  • non stick spray
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour, sifted
  • 1/2 c
    superfine sugar
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 2 Tbsp
  • pinch of salt
  • fortunes written on colored strips of paper
  • special equipment : silpat

How To Make fortune cookies

  • 1
    Cook's Notes : using a Silpat makes it easier to remove the cookies from the sheet tray.
  • 2
    Position an oven rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 400°F
  • 3
    On a half sheet tray , spray a silpat with nonstick spray.
  • 4
    In a medium bowl whisk egg whites until foamy. Add the flour , sugar , almond extract , water and salt to the egg whites and beat until smooth , about 30 seconds.
  • 5
    Pour or spoon 1 TBS. of batter onto prepared silpat and spread with the back of a spoon into a very thin 4" circle. Repeat on the other half of the sheet , making only 2 cookies per sheet tray.
  • 6
    Bake the on the middle rack of oven until golden brown around the edges , about 8 minutes.
  • 7
    Remove from oven and work VERY QUICKLY , with an offset spatula , remove cookie from baking sheet and place a fortune in the center of the round , Fold to create a half circle. Bend pointed edges of cookie toward each.
  • 8
    This should be done QUICKLY since the cookie will become hard and brittle within 10 seconds. Let cool.

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