Fortune Cookies

Fortune cookies are often served as a dessert in Chinese restaurants.But i saw this cookie first time in a birthday party.They wrote the winner number on it,for the lucky draw.After that i have tried this crispy cookies many times and each time it was hit among family and friends but I couldn’t take the pictures as these cookies disappear so fast and today got the opportunity to Share this interesting recipe with you guys…Do try this and have fun at home.

Recipe Source: here


2 egg whites
1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2 tsp Almond Extract
3 tbsp Oil

8 tbsp Plain Flour
1 and 1/2 tbsp Corn Starch(i used corn flour)
A pinch salt
4 tbsp Sugar
3 tsp water


     Write Fortunes on a peace of Paper and Pre Heat the Oven to 180 degree c.

    Draw 8cm circles on the baking Paper.You can use a glass to draw the circle.

Add the eggs,vanilla extract,almond extract and oil in a mixing bowl and whisk until just frothy,not stiff.

Add plain flour,corn flour,salt,sugar and water,mix until smooth.If you want to add colour also you can add at this stage.

     Using spoon,spread 1 tsp of mixture over each circle.

            Bake for 5 minutes or until slightly brown around the edges.

Wear cotton gloves,because you have to work fast with the hot cookies.Remove cookies from paper,using knife.Place written fortune message in each cookie.

        Fold the cookie in half and press the corners.Do it fast,otherwise they will harden too quickly and break when folding.

                                             Join the two edges.

Keep that in muffin tins,so that its keeps its shape.Continue with the rest of cookies.

                       Here is our Fortune Cookies are ready.Store up to 2 days in an air tight container.

Have a Wonderful Weekend Ahead!!!

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  1. WOw …I see this during Chinese New Year lucky draw …I don’t win anything ofcoz :(( ….fab pics Prema ….very creative

  2. wow, Prema…very helpful and awesome post, never thought of making fortune cookies at I can dare to try..awesoem clicks,as well

  3. Wow, Prema as always awesome clicks. nice step wise clicks. I too have seen these in pot luck parties. But never gave it a thought. Superbly presented as well. Thanks for sharing and being such a dear.

  4. That’s something very new to me….You really have won my heart today with these awesome fortune cookies…love its cute shape…and thanks for your sweet words abt my daughter’s pic in my profile

  5. Looks perfect Prema! I’ve seen these cookie preparation in Food Network channel, they used to deep fry the cookies. Baking version is new to me!

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  6. Hey you are simply superb at cooking…I have got a book with the recipe for this…after reading it kept it as the process looked complicated…you have done it perfectly and that too with easy to follow steps..Great work..:)

  7. These look interesting and delicious. I know my family would love them. I hope you have a wonderful evening. Blessings…Mary

  8. super!! thought of baking these for my daughter’s birthday.
    one clarification please. keeping cookies in muffin tray is to retain shape or is it baked again ?

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