Sunday

A Fortunate End to a Meal

It's Chinese New Year and although fortune cookies originated in San Francisco, I can't think of a better time to make these. They can be made up to a week before a party and are a great conversation starter as well. Although, since it is at the end of a meal, I guess it could be called a conversation ender.

First, you need to think up a bunch of fortunes, print them and cut them out. It helps if the party has a theme.
 I've searched the internet for recipes and after several different attempts, I think I found just the right one.

2 large egg whites
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 Tbsp vegetable oil
1Tbsp water
8 Tbsp flour
8 Tbsp granulated sugar
1 1/2 tsp cornstarch
1/4 tsp salt

place in food processor and process until blended
Heat oven to 375˚ 
 Put parchment paper on a cookie sheet then place 3 tsp of batter on the paper. (I make 2 at a time) Spread the batter into a 5" round using a circular motion with the back of the teaspoon. Place the cookies in the oven.
Remove the cookies after 5 minutes or when the edges are slightly brown. Take them off the cookie sheet with a thin spatula or icing knife.
Place the fortune in the center of cookie.
Fold it in half and then fold it over the edge of a glass. (it really helps to wear cotton gloves to protect your fingers from the heat)
Put the folded cookies in a muffin tin to set up. Each recipe makes 8 large cookies. When you are finished, lower the oven temperature to 250˚ and put your tin into the oven for 15 minutes to crisp them. When cool, place them in a plastic bag.
Serve them with this sorbet for a refreshing light end to your meal.

32 comments:

Jenn said...

I love the name of your blog!! I have always wanted to make homemade fortune cookies!! How fun was it typing up all the "fortunes"? Thanks for the tutorial! I'll let you know if I try them. By the way, I have a great cookbook giveaway going on right now if you would like to enter? http://eatcakefordinner.blogspot.com/2012/01/rush-hour-recipes-review-and-cookbook.html

tobecontinued said...

I love this recipe- I have a much more complicated one that I printed years ago and have never made- this seems more do-able. Can't wait to try it- pinning now!
Come by for a visit sometime!
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thepetitesewist said...

What a cool idea! I was just wondering last weekend if it was possible to make your own fortune cookies. Thanks for the tutorial. I linked this up to Craft-O-Maniac: http://thepetitesewist.blogspot.com/2012/01/how-to-sew-rolled-hem.html

fatmonica said...

Great recipe!

Eve Stein said...

I love the idea of homemade fortune cookies and personalized fortunes - how clever! :D

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marissa said...

what a fun idea! I hope you'll add it to my What We Wore and Made Party over at http://raegunwear.blogspot.com/search/label/WWWMW

Erin said...

These are so cool!!!

Dixie said...

I've never seen homemade fortune cookies.. but now that I have... Oh the possibilities are ENDLESS!

Kristen said...

oh those turned out so cute!! I have always wanted to make them! Thanks so much for linking up to Handmade Tuesdays @ Ladybug Blessings. www.ladybug-blessings.com

Holly Lefevre said...

Homemade fortune cookies are the best! I started making them when I moved to PG six years ago for the Feast of Lanterns and my kids and I love doing this together.

Sassy Sites! said...

How fun!! Thanks for the wonderful tutorial!! Thanks so much for linking up to Sassy Sites for our free for all party. Be sure to join us tomorrow morning for some shout outs! Have a wonderful weekend!

XOXO!
Marni

Amy said...

No way! I've never ever seen a homemade fortune cookie recipe! Fortune cookies have a special place in my heart since hubby put my proposal in one. :) Would you consider sharing this here?

http://oneartmama.blogspot.com/2012/01/shine-on-fridays-12.html

Maria Matter said...

pinned ya!

D+B said...

You have such a cute blog. I found you on the link party. I am your newest follower. :) If you would like to check out my blog that would be awesome and follow me back..I would love to feature you on my blog sometime, you have way cute stuff..

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creativejewishmom.com said...

Wow, great job! Thanks so much for sharing on Craft Schooling Sunday and looking forward to lots more great projects from you in 2011!

DogsMom said...

Thank you for sharing this. I was looking for ideas for a charitable fundraiser. We decided to make some paper and fabric fortune cookies. Now we can add the real thing to our menu.

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