How to Make Delicious Fortune Cookies

A half eaten sandwich sitting on top of a table

Delicious fortune cookies are fun snacks. Every time you pop one open, there’s a fortune inside. These are tricky to make but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. All you need is a bit of patience, some practice, and the knowledge on how to make delicious fortune cookies. You can whip up a batch of ten fortune cookies in just thirty minutes. The trick is to act quickly and efficiently. Here is a guide on how to make delicious fortune cookies.

Nutritional guidelines

A piece of cake on a plate
How to Make Delicious Fortune Cookies

Each serving has 133 calories, 6 grams of fay, seventeen grams of carbohydrates, and four grams of protein. This recipe makes about nine to ten fortune cookies. The recommended serving size is one cookie per person.

Prepare the Fortune Cookies

A close up of a computer
How to Make Delicious Fortune Cookies

Write the fortunes on some strips of paper. You also have the option to print fortunes out. You can search for suggestions on the internet. The dimensions of the paper should be three and a half inches by a half inch.

There’s also the freedom to be creative about the fortunes. The fortunes can be somewhere along the lines of “you will receive good news today” or “you have made the right decision.” The fortunes must be cryptic and vague so that they will be applicable to more people.

Prepare the batter

A woman preparing food in a kitchen
How to Make Delicious Fortune Cookies

Take a clean medium-sized bowl. Add two large egg whites, half a teaspoon of pure vanilla extract, half a teaspoon of almond extract, and three tablespoons of vegetable oil. Beat these with a whisk until the mixture is frothy.

In a separate bowl, sift your dry ingredients. These include eight tablespoons of all-purpose flour, one and a half teaspoons of cornstarch, a quarter teaspoon of salt, and eight tablespoons of sugar. Afterwards, add in three teaspoons of water into the said bowl. Stir until it is well-mixed.

Take the initial bowl with the eggs and then mix it with your dry ingredients. This should form a batter that is not too thick. It should be runny enough to just drip off from a wooden spoon. This is also the stage where you can add some dye. The dye is an optional step.

Prepare to cook Fortune Cookies

A pencil on a table
How to Make Delicious Fortune Cookies

Use a baking sheet and a tray for this. Add a tablespoon of batter on the sheet. Instead of flattening the batter with a spoon, use gravity. Tilt the tray until the batter is spread out. Make sure that there are at least three inches of space between the cookies. They should measure about four inches in diameter.

 Bake the tray until about half is cooked. This should take about fifteen minutes. You should move quickly because this step is crucial. Take a spatula then flip the cookies over. Then, place a strip of fortune in the middle of the cookie. Get the edges and pull them upward so they meet at the middle. Then, take the sides and pull them over a spoon. This will help them retain their shape. Continue repeating these steps until you have finished cooking all of the batter. Allow them to cool to fully solidify. You are now ready to serve your cookies.

Subscribe to our monthly Newsletter
Subscribe to our monthly Newsletter