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If you’re always looking for a fun project to fill a summer day with your kids, this is the perfect recipe.

Kids are always fascinated by how those little messages get inside fortune cookies, and now they get to find out by making their own. Plus, the colorful dough makes the whole experience that much more fun.

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Let your kids write secret messages to each other and have fun seeing who ends up with them.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 2 large egg whites
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1½ teaspoons cornstarch
  • Dash of salt
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons water
  • Gel food coloring in colors of your choice
  • Cupcake pan
  • Small bowl
  • Piping bags and piping tips
  • Toothpicks
  • Paper for fortunes

Find the full instructions plus tips on how to do the color marbling on AwwSam.

Jessie Taylor is a freelance writer and crafter who is currently traveling the U.S. in search of her ideal place to live and the perfect cup of coffee. Follow her adventures on Instagram and Twitter.
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