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                              Fortune Cookies
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies & Bars                   Holiday Gift Giving Recipes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   12      strips        red and/or green paper strips
    3      tablespoons   butter -- softened
    3      tablespoons   sugar
    1      large         egg white
      1/2  teaspoon      vanilla
      1/3  cup           flour
 
 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 1 1/2 teaspoons of batter at least 4 apart on
 prepared cookie sheet.  Spread batter with back of a spoon into a 3 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.
 
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