Fortune Cookies II

These fortune cookies are different than the ones you get at Chinese restaurants. They are crispy and delicate with a hint of almond flavor. The recipe is easy to follow and only requires a few simple ingredients.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 6 tablespoons white sugar
  • 7 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup egg whites
  • 3 tablespoons water

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit (150 degrees Celsius).

2. In a bowl, stir together the following dry ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons cornstarch and 6 tablespoons white sugar.

3. Add 7 tablespoons vegetable oil and 1/3 cup egg whites to the bowl and mix until smooth.

4. Gradually stir in 3 tablespoons water just until blended. Do not overmix!

5. Cover a baking sheet with foil then drop level tablespoon of batter for each of 6 cookies onto the sheet. Use the back of a spoon to spread the batter evenly into a 4 inch circle for each cookie.

6. Bake for about 20 minutes then remove one cookie at a time from the oven with a wide spatula; working quickly follow these four steps: 1) Flip cookie onto cotton gloved hand 2) Hold fortune in center of pliable cookie while folding cookie in half 3) Grasp ends of cookie and draw gently down over edge of muffin pan to crease at center of cookie 4) Fit cookie in muffin pan (points down) to hold shape as it cools Ifcookie hardens too quickly, return to

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Nutrition Facts

  • Serving size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 120
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated fat: 1 g
  • Unsaturated fat: 6 g
  • Trans fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 40 mg
  • Potassium: 10 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 15 g
  • Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Sugar 8g
  • Protein 1g
Fortune Cookies II

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