Fortune Cookies -1
Author/Submitted by: firstname.lastname@example.org (Eleonore Beaudoin)
In a small bowl, mix butter, sugar, egg white and vanilla.
Drop by spoonfull (5 ml) on greased cookie sheet.
Flatten the cookies (to 3 inches diameter approx) with back of
Cook in pre-heated oven at 400 F (or 200 C) for 3-4 minutes or
until sides = golden color. Remove from oven.
With a spatula, remove cookies from sheet.
Turn them over.
Put a fortune message in the center of the cookie.
Fold the cookie in two. Press the sides for a few seconds to
make it hold.
Lift cookie by the two ends, and press its middle against
the rim of a glass (will give it its "regular" shape).
Put each cookie in a muffin mold to make it keep its shape
Gives 18 cookies.
I tried cooking the cookies in two batches. Yikes!
Problem: they "harden" so fast, you can hardly get to fold the
the third one after you put the message in it.
By that time they are so hard you can not fold the rest.
It is imperative to cook them...2 at a time!
Unless you have helpers!!!
Next time, I might try keeping them "soft" using steam.