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How to Propose with a Fortune Cookie

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Looking for a unique way to "Pop the Question"? Then you have to try this foolproof fortune cookie recipe. (cookie recipe inspired by mom's who think.com)  While I can't guarantee you'll get a "yes", I can guarantee you'll put a smile on your partner's face. 

This recipe make 8-10 cookies so you'll have plenty of opportunity to make the perfect one. 

I opted to bake the ring into the cookie but you can also present the ring separately.

Good Luck! 




 
 
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Step 1: Ingredients & Tools

Picture of Ingredients & Tools
Ingredients:

1/2 cup flour

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 tsp almond extract

3 tsp water

3 tbsp canola oil

pinch salt

2 egg whites

To Decorate the Fortune Cookies: (optional)

Engagement Ring

White Chocolate Melts

Dark Chocolate

Sprinkles

Nonpareils

Marriage Proposal Fortune : Type up wording of your choice and print 

Smoked Salt

Edible Gold Spray Paint

Tools: 

Kitchen Aid Mixer

Baking Sheet

Muffin Tin

Mug




Is the canola oil for the batter or greasing the sheet?
lmnopeas (author)  Augie Ericksen2 months ago

It's for the recipe. Let me know if you have any more questions.

Jooks1 year ago
This is a great idea... as long as your future fiance doesn't just bite in to fortune cookies like I do!
lmnopeas (author)  Jooks1 year ago
How funny! I always go straight for the fortune. I didn't even think about someone biting into the cookie first.
Nice. I did this about 10 years ago. Just a plain cookie. I brought it with us to our favorite Thai restaurant and switched it with the real one when she wasn't looking. It worked :)
lmnopeas (author)  Cancerkazoo1 year ago
Awesome! :)
sabu.dawdy1 year ago
love the idea.. it is not unique yet it melt away the heart of a woman ;)
love the idea!
lmnopeas (author)  claramecium1 year ago
Thank you!
sunshiine1 year ago
This is perfect timing for Valentines for all those people who want a jump start! Thanks for sharing!
lmnopeas (author)  sunshiine1 year ago
Thanks Sunshine!
iceng1 year ago
Neat idea for a romantic proposal..

While a mans hand delivers the goods,
it is a female hand making the cookies :-)
lmnopeas (author)  iceng1 year ago
Thanks!

Women proposals aren't so unheard of these days, but my goal is definitely to have some men give it a whirl. ;)