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Fortune-Cookie Favors

Photography: Stephen Lewis

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Winter/Spring 1998


Share romantic wishes with your guests in homemade chocolate cookies. Hand-write or photocopy lines from classic love poems, or make up your own fortunes; the strips of paper should be about 6-inches-long and a little less than a 1/2-inch wide. The cookies, French tuiles with cocoa powder, are only flexible enough to shape for a few minutes once they come out of the oven: Slide an offset spatula under a cookie, and flip it over. Lay a fortune across the cookie and form into a loose cylinder with the fortune inside. Press your finger into the center of the roll, and bring the ends together with your other hand.

Fortune-Cookie Recipe

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