Well it’s one month from Valentine’s Day…and if your life is as full of “pinterest-fails" as mine is, then you better start planning your V-day treats now. My sister introduced me to chocolate-dipped fortune cookies almost 2 years ago and I figured now would be the perfect time to try them.
This fold is one of those techniques I definitely thought I would screw up. But it actually wasn’t as difficult as you might think—you just have to move quickly.
[ingredients: 1 egg white | 1/2 tsp vanilla extract | 1.5 tbsp vegetable oil | 1/4 c flour | 1/2 tsp cornstarch | 1/4 c granulated sugar | red food coloring | chocolate chips]
makes about 8 fortune cookies
Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Have your fortunes written and ready-to-go.
the egg white, vanilla extract, and vegetable oil together until frothy. Add the flour, cornstarch, and sugar to this mixture and
. Add enough red food coloring to achieve a deep pink.
out about a tablespoon of batter onto your pre-greased cookie sheet. If necessary, smooth the batter a bit with your spoon to form a perfect circle. They should be about 3” in diameter. Once the cookies come out of the oven, you have to work very quickly so its
best to only bake
at a time
Bake for about 7 minutes. Quickly remove the cookies and use a spatula to flip them onto a dish towel. Insert a fortune and fold both cookies in half. Carefully (because the cookies will be hot) place the cookie on the edge of a glass and pull both sides down to form the typical fortune cookie shape. Then, put your cookie into a muffin tin to hold its shape. Repeat steps until batter is gone.
I forgot to take these pictures
I decorated them…
Melt chocolate chips over a double boil and dip your cookies any way you like! Refrigerate and enjoy! And since we were talking about my sister(s)…here’s a picture of us from about 20 years ago! I’m the little one.