Valentine fortunes

Yield: 15 Cookies

Measure Ingredient
4 larges Egg whites
1 cup Superfine sugar
1 cup Flour; sifted
1 pinch Salt
5 tablespoons Unsalted butter; melted
3 tablespoons Heavy cream
1 teaspoon Almond extract

1. In bowl of mixer, combine egg whites and sugar and beat on medium for 30 seconds. Add flour and salt and beat to combine. Add butter, cream and almond extract and beat 30 seconds until combined.

2. Pour 1 tbsp batter onto half of a sprayed baking sheet. Spread with spoon into 5" circle. Repeat on other half of sheet. Bake at 400F for 8 mins, until edges are golden.

3. Working quickly, slide spatula under one cookie. LIft and place on dish towel. Fold cookie in half, pinching at top to form loose semicircle.

Insert index fingers into ends, press indentation into centre of cookie while bending ends together to form fortune cookie. This should take about 10 seconds; once cookie hardens, you cannot fold it. Repeat with other cookie and continue until all batter is used.

4. Write messages on long strips of art paper, and thread through cooled cookies.

Contributor: "Good Things" Martha Stewart Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 476 by Cathleen <catht@...> on Jan 08, 1998

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