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Fortune Cookies
Recipe by Weigh It Up


  • 2 large egg whites

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoonalmond extract

  • 2 tablespoons oil

  • ½ cup plain flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoon corn flour

  • pinch of salt

  • ½ cup Natvia stevia blend

  • 3 teaspoons water


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180°C.

  • 2.

    Draw 3 circles, 8cm in diameter, on a piece of baking paper, turn over and place on a baking tray.

  • 3.

    Cut out 12 pieces of paper (8cm x 1cm) and write out your fortunes!

  • 4.

    Whisk egg whites, extracts and oil together until foamy, but not stiff.

  • 5.

    Combine flours, salt,Natvia and water in a small bowl, then add to egg whites to form a smooth batter.

  • 6.

    Spread teaspoons of batter evenly around marked circles on your tray and bake for 5-8 minutes or until browning around the edges.

  • 7.

    Remove tray from oven and, working quickly, remove cookies with a spatula.

  • 8.

    Place folded message in the center of cookie and fold in half, pressing edges together, then bend over the top of a glass or cup to create a crescent shape. This all must be done whilst the cookie is still warm, or they will crack.

  • 9.

    Place in a muffin tray to cool - this helps to keep the shape.


The key to successful fortune cookies is making 2-3 at a time.

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