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Fortune Cookies

Crack open these delightful fortune cookies and reveal a personalized message inside! This easy-to-follow recipe will have you impressing your friends and family with your baking skills in no time.

Tasty Team
May 05, 2023
Fortune Cookies


for 10 servings

  • 2 large egg whites
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup all purpose flour (60 g)
  • ½ cup sugar (100 g)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 tablespoons water

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 71
  • Fat 1g
  • Carbs 12g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 7g
  • Protein 2g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat the oven to 425˚F (220˚C).
  2. Add the egg whites and vanilla extract to a medium bowl and use a whisk or hand mixer to beat until frothy, about 1 minute.
  3. Sift in the flour, sugar, and salt through a fine-mesh sieve.
  4. Using a spatula, gently incorporate into the batter until paste-like.
  5. Add the water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until the batter is smooth and falls into ribbons when the spatula is picked up.
  6. Place 1 tablespoon of batter onto a silpat-lined baking sheet and spread into a 3-inch (7-cm) circle.
  7. Repeat with another tablespoon of batter, making sure to only leave two circles on the silpat.
  8. Bake for 8 minutes, until the edges become golden brown.
  9. Working quickly, use a spatula to remove the cookies from the pan. Add a fortune in the middle, fold the cookies in half, then place the flat side on the lip of a cup, folding the edges down into a fortune cookie shape. Place the folded fortune cookies in a mini muffin tin until cooled to retain their shape.
  10. Repeat with remaining batter.
  11. Enjoy!
Fortune Cookies