Chinese Fortune Cookies
Chinese Fortune Cookies recipe
red, or green
Heat oven to 400.
Grease 2 cookie sheets.
Write a fortune on each strip of paper and have an empty water glass ready.
Beat butter, sugar egg white and vanilla in a small bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
Stir in flour.
Working in batches of 3, drop 1½ teaspoons of batter at least 4 inches apart on prepared cookie sheet.
Spread batter with back of a spoon into a 3 inch circle.
Bake 3 to 4 minutes or until edges turn golden brown.
Working quickly, remove cookie with a spatula to work surface.
Place a fortune horizontally in the center of the cookie.
Fold bottom half of cookie to top and press edges with fingertips for 3 seconds.
Holding top edge of cookie, place center of fold over rim of the glass.
Gently press sides down to bend cookie in middle.
Let cool on rim 1 minutes.
Repeat with remaining 2 cookies.
Let cookies cool completely on wire rack.
Repeat process using remaining dough and cooled cookie sheet.
Store in an airtight container.