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Fortune Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Fortune Cookies, by , is from Everybody Eats: Recipes from the Hartshorn, Jackson, Gomer, and Atkins Families, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Jackson Thompson
Added: Saturday, June 25, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 eggs whites
3/4 cup sugar
1/8 tsp. salt
1/2 cup butter - melted
1/4 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. almond extract
1 cup flour

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients in order, mixing well after each addition. Chill 20 minutes. Make cookies 2 at a time. On parchment paper (or greased cookie sheet), drop a spoonful fo dough for each cookie. Spread dough VERY thin and very uniform in thickness with back of spoon to about 3 inch diameter. Bake about 5 minutes, or until edges are brown. Working quickly, place a fortune (2"x1/2") in center of each cookie, fold cookie in half, then, putting your finger in center of fold, bring ends together in front of your finger. Place cookies in tart pan or egg carton until set. Store in airtight container.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We had a Japanese theme at Vacaton Bible School one year, and so we put Bible verses in the cookies. The kids couldn't wait to open their Bible Verse Cookies to see what the verse was.

 

 

 

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