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Fortune Cookie Recipe

A fun and creative way to encourage others is by making homemade fortune cookies with personalized messages. Alice Currah of shares this recipe. See the full post at Kitchen Explorers.


Yield: 6 cookies


  • 1 egg white
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of water
  • 6 Encouragement strips 4″ x 1/2″


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and coat a cookie sheet with non stick spray. In a small bowl mix the egg white and vanilla until foamy but not stiff. Add flour, salt, sugar, and water to the bowl and mix until completely incorporated.
  2. Drop one tablespoon of batter unto cookie sheet. Using the back of a spoon, make circular motions on top of the batter until you get a 3.5″ circle. Make sure batter is as even as possible. Bake cookies for 7 minutes until edges turn golden brown.
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