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.