Fortune Cookies Recipe

pstrongYield: 18 servings- 2 cookies per serving/strong/p
h3Ingredients: /h3
ul
li3 egg whites /li
li1/2 cup sugar /li
li1/8 teaspoon salt /li
li1/4 teaspoon vanilla /li
li1 cup all-purpose flour /li
li1 teaspoon Instant tea /li
li2 Tablespoons water /li
li1/2 cup margarine, melted/li
liFortunes on slips of paper /li
/ul
h3Preparation: /h3
ol
liMix egg whites, sugar and salt thoroughly with spoon. /li
liMix in remaining ingredients, except fortunes. /li
liCover bowl with plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes. /li
liPreheat oven to 350 F. Grease baking sheet. /li
liHave clean white cotton gloves ready to use when folding and shaping the hot cookies. If gloves are not available, use two pieces of paper towel folded several times to protect fingers from the hot cookies. Also have some clean muffin tins ready to hold baked cookies while they cool. /li
liShape and bake 2 cookies at a time. /li
liFor each cookie, drop 1 teaspoon batter onto a baking sheet. Spread the batter with back of spoon to make a 3-inch circle. /li
liBake at 350 F for 3 to 5 minutes, or until edges turn light brown. /li
liWORK VERY QUICKLY. Remove one cookie with wide spatula to counter top. Place a fortune paper across center of cookie. Using gloves or paper towel, fold edge of cookie over to make a semicircle. /li
liHold cookie on the ends and place the middle of folded edge over top of muffin pan; bend ends down. /li
liPlace folded cookie carefully in a muffin cup to cool. /li
liRepeat process. /li
/ol

pemRecipe reviewed by Dietitian Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD LD/em/p
pstrongFood Exchanges per serving/strong: ½ bread, 1 fat/p
pstrongNutritional Information:/strong (about 80 calories, 2 grams protein, 6 grams fat, 6 grams carbohydrate per serving)
/pp Source: The Complete Diabetic Cookbook, P.J. Palumbo, M.D., and Joyce Margie with recipes by young cooks by Paul Margie, 1987 Mayo Foundation
/pp class="small-note"In the event that you find that this recipe is not appropriate for diabetics, please contact us and we will review your suggestions./p

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