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Valentine's Day Fortune Cookies

These sweet treats are easy to make and can be personalized with messages of love for your friends and family. Plus, they're perfect for a fun classroom party favor and your kids will love helping you make them too!
Servings 35 Cookies


  • 3 Egg Whites
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • ½ Cup Butter (melted)
  • ¾ Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1 tube red food coloring


  • Write or print out your fortunes and cut them so they are about 2 inches across and ¾ of an inch in height.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line your baking sheet with parchment or a silicone baking sheet.
  • Seperate the egg whites from your yolks.
  • In a large mixing bowl beat together eggs, melted butter, sugar, and vanilla with a whisk or electric mixer until fluffy and frothy, about one minute.
  • Add in flour and mix until just incorporated. The batter will be thin.
  • Divide the mixture between 3 bowls add some red food coloring to one bowl to make the cookies red, add just a couple drops to another bowl to make them pink, and the last bowl you can leave plan.
  • Put a few spoons full of some of the red dough in a piping bag or sandwich bag do the same with a few spoons of pink dough. Cut a tiny hole in the bottom and use to pipe out hearts onto your cookies.
  • Use the back of the spoon to spread out the cookie dough into a very thin circle. If it’s too thick, the cookie will be chewier and not crispy.
  • Bake cookies for 4-6 minutes until lightly browned around the edges.
  • Add your fortunes to the middle of the cookie Using a spatula quickly remove the cookie from the baking sheet.
  • To form the fortune cookie shape, fold the cookie in half. Then pull the edges downward over the rim of your bowl like in the above photo. Remember to work quickly before your cookie hardness.
  • Once you have formed your fortune cookie place it into the bottom of a muffin tin to help it keep it's shape until it hardens completely.
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