Chinese Fortune Cookies

  • 60 mins
  • 4 ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup confection sugar, sifted
  • 1 and 1/2 oz butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup flour

 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Draw 3 (3inch) circles on the paper.
  • Turn the paper over.
  • Place the egg whites in a bowl and whisk until just frothy.
  • Add the sugar and butter and stir until smooth.
  • Add the flour and mix until smooth.
  • Set aside for 15 minutes.
  • Using a flat bladed knife, spread 1 and 1/2 level teaspoons of mixture over each circle.
  • Bake for 5 minutes or until slightly brown around the edges.
  • Working quickly,remove from the tray by sliding a flat-bladed knife under each round.
  • Place a folded written fortune message inside each cookie.
  • Fold in half, then in half again over a blunt edged object. it may take a few trys for you to master the technique, but it is quite easy once you get the hang of it.
  • Allow to cool on a wire rack.
  • Cook the remaining mixture the same way.
  • Note: Make only tow or ┬áthree fortune cookies at a time, otherwise they will harden too quickly and break when folding.

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