How did fortune cookies originate?

Answer Although many westerners think of the fortune cookie as the typical finish to a Chinese meal, the fortune cookie as we know it today is actually an American creation. The exact origin of the fortun... Read More »

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When are they going to start calling fortune cookies, "generic aphorism cookies"?

How are fortune cookies made?

Fortune cookies are made by combining eggs, sugar, vegetable oil, cornstarch, flour and water into a dough, baking the cookie and then inserting a piece of paper with a "fortune"--which is often a ... Read More »

How did fortune cookies start?

Popular dessert treats for Chinese food fans, fortune cookies are thought by some to be a completely Americanized delicacy. However, the cookies have their roots in China hundreds of years ago.Orig... Read More »

Do Fortune cookies work?

The companies who make them actually decided to change the messages and make them more positive and pleasing after receiving complaints about the negative fortunes inside. So the messages inside ar... Read More »