Homemade Fortune Cookies.


  • 3 Egg Whites
  • 3/4 C Sugar
  • 1/2 C Melted Butter
  • 1/4 tsp Almond Extract
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 TBS Water
  • 1 C Flour


  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Have your fortunes cut out and ready.
  3. Line a pan with parchment paper.
  4. In a mixer whip the egg whites and sugar for 2 minutes.
  5. Combine melted butter, extracts and water.
  6. Pour butter mixture into whipped egg whites and whip until incorporated.
  7. Take the bowl out of the mixer, add in flour and mix together with a spatula/wooden spoon until just combined. Do not over mix.
  8. Spoon three 1 TBS blobs of batter onto lined pan. Use back of spoon to spread into a thin, 3 inch circle.
  9. Bake 7-8 minutes. Edges will brown. If they are overcooked they will snap, if they are undercooked they will tear. After making a few you will get a feel for when they are "done".
  10. Take them out of the oven, flip the circles over onto a cutting board or pan, and quickly add the fortune, folk in half and then bend over the edge of a mug or glass.
  11. Completed cookies are set down into muffin tins to hold their shape until fully cooled.