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Fortune Cookies

Fortune Cookies Our Test Kitchen staff came up with these sweet Valentine treats. Tuck a written sentiment…

Fortune Cookies

Fortune Cookies


6 tablespoons butter, softened 1/3 cup sugar 2 egg whites 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips 2 ounces white candy coating Red sprinkles, optional


Write fortunes on 10 strips of paper (5-in.

x 3/4-in.

): fold in half.

Set aside.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Draw two 5-in.

circles on the parchment paper.

Set aside.

In a large bowl, beat the butter, sugar, egg whites and extracts.

Add flour; mix well.

Spread 2 tablespoons of batter over each circle.

Bake at 400° for 5-6 minutes or until lightly browned.

Working with one cookie at a time, remove carefully from pan using a thin spatula (cover other cookie with clean kitchen towel to keep warm).

Place a fortune in the center of cookie; fold cookie in half over fortune strip so that the edges meet.

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Press edges together for 3 seconds.

Place center of cookie over rim of a glass; gently press ends down to bend cookie in half.

Let cookie cool on glass for 1 minute, then remove to a wire rack.

Repeat with remaining cookie.

If cookies become too cool to fold, return to oven to soften for 1 minute.

Repeat with remaining batter.

In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth.

Drizzle over cookies.

Melt candy coating; stir until smooth.

Drizzle over cookies.

Top with sprinkles if desired.

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