Homemade Fortune Cookies

If these seem to be too thick, just add water a teaspoon at a time until the batter spreads well. Do not make many at a time because you have to form them while very hot.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ¼ tsp. almond extract
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray 2 large baking sheets with no-stick spray. Write fortunes on 12 strips of paper.
  • Mix egg white and vanilla until it becomes very foamy but does not yet form stiff peaks. Mix remaining ingredients into egg white, folding carefully.
  • Place teaspoonfuls of batter 4" apart on prepared baking sheets. Tilt sheet to make batter spread, or spread it with back of a spoon.
  • Bake 5 minutes. Quickly remove from oven; remove from cookie sheet with a spatula. Flip cookies over and lay fortune inside.
  • Fold cookies over fortunes, then fold cookie over edge of a bowl to crimp middle. Place upside down in muffin cups to hold their shape until they cool.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ¼ tsp. almond extract
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray 2 large baking sheets with no-stick spray. Write fortunes on 12 strips of paper.
  • Mix egg white and vanilla until it becomes very foamy but does not yet form stiff peaks. Mix remaining ingredients into egg white, folding carefully.
  • Place teaspoonfuls of batter 4" apart on prepared baking sheets. Tilt sheet to make batter spread, or spread it with back of a spoon.
  • Bake 5 minutes. Quickly remove from oven; remove from cookie sheet with a spatula. Flip cookies over and lay fortune inside.
  • Fold cookies over fortunes, then fold cookie over edge of a bowl to crimp middle. Place upside down in muffin cups to hold their shape until they cool.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories20
Total Fat0g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium30mg
Total Carbohydrate5g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars3g
Protein1g