"They are not Chinese in origin, but the innovation of an enterprising baker in Los Angeles in the 1920's. Be sure to have cotton gloves and a muffin pan handy. And, don't forget to have all your 'fortunes' written and ready in 1/2 x 3 inch strips." — DeAnn Plaskett
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To be honest, I can't understand why everyone is giving this recipe such bad reviews. For me, it worked perfectly and my family was delighted. We ejnoyed the cookies after a Thai dinner and thought they were delicious! Thank you so much! :)
This is the worst recipie I have ever used. Not only are the measurements confusing (7 tablespoons oil, 1/3 cup egg whites), but the batter is mush and the oil in it seperates. They are difficult to spread and once cooked, they are inedible. I made one to test and ended up throwing the whole batch away.
I don't see how they are supposed to be bendable .....they just brake when you try mold them! This recipe was very easy to make, but I would not recommend it!
The batter was SUPER sticky, had no flavor, the cookies were dry and would break when you tried to bend them into shape. Stay away from THIS recipe if you want a cookie that's actually worth the time and expense. :(
I did no like this recipe. it did not work... it was soooo sticky it was hard to work with and immpossible to move around with the spoon. i tried another recipe that worked much better...
These cookies absoulutly would not bend right! Each time I tried to fold them they would crack, so eventually I just cut a slit in them, put my fortune in there, and closed the slit.
I did not care for this recipe. We burnt our fingers and not one circle was even close to bendable.
This recipe doesn't work. The cookies tasted ok, but they were impossible to shape once they came out of the oven. When I tried to crease any of them, they all just broke.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Fortune Cookies II
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 74
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