Fortune Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 8
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1/4 cup cake flour -- sifted
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 dash salt
2 tablespoons cooking oil
1 large egg white
1 tablespoon water

Preparation / Directions:

Sift together flour, sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Add oil and egg white; stir till smooth. Add the water; mix well. Make one cookie at a time by pouring 1 tablespoonful of the batter on lightly greased skillet or griddle; spread to a 3-1/2 inch circle. Cook over low heat about 4 minutes or till lightly browned. Turn with wide spatula; cook 1 minute more. Working quickly, place cookie on pot holder. Put paper strip printed with fortune in center; fold cookie in half and then fold again over edge of bowl to make the characteristic shape. Place cookies in a muffin pan to cool thoroughly. Preparation tip: Before you start making the cookies, write fortunes with predictions of good healt, prosperity, and/or happiness on small strips of paper for enclosing in the cookies as instructed above. Some fortunes written by my brother Dave Copley He who speaks with forked tongue needs no toothpick. He who has an ear for music put tuba in wrong place. May your lot in life not be a lot like Lots lot For life's got a lot more than what Lot go

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