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New Year’s Eve Fortune Cookies Recipe

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Here’s a creative way to ring in the New Year: with this New Year’s Eve Fortune Cookies recipe!

This dessert is so easy to make because you don’t actually have to cook the fortune cookies; you buy them ready-made and then dip them in chocolate and sprinkles for a festive and elegant look.

By the way, if you would prefer to make the fortune cookies yourself, this fortune cookies recipe from Fifteen Spatulas is a fairly easy one to prepare.

Also, if you’re not looking specifically for a New Year’s theme, you can choose any two colors you like for the candy melts: red and green for Christmas fortune cookies, or the color combinations that would match various the four “houses” for a Harry Potter-themed activity, etc.

Ingredients for New Year’s Eve Fortune Cookies Recipe

Ingredients for New Years Eve Fortune Cookies Recipe

How to Make New Year’s Eve Fortune Cookies

1. Remove fortune cookies from the box. Unwrap if necessary, and then set aside.

New Years Eve Fortune Cookies Recipe

2. Place black candy melts in a microwave-safe bowl and melt according to the directions on the bag. Once black candies are melted, melt the white candy melts in a microwave-safe bowl following the directions on the bag.

New Years Eve Fortune Cookies Recipe

3. One at a time, dip a fortune cookie into one of the colored melted candy, allowing the excess to drip off. While the candy is still wet, sprinkle it with your desired sprinkle color. Dip half of the fortune cookies in black candy melts and half of the fortune cookies in white candy melts.

New Years Eve Fortune Cookies Recipe

4. Place on a parchment-lined cooling rack or cookie sheet and allow the candy melts to set for about 30 minutes.

New Years Eve Fortune Cookies Recipe

More Holiday Recipes

While these recipes aren’t all New Year’s themed, they do have a fun winter theme. The dessert cups will be a big hit for kids, and the peppermint mocha would go alongside your New Year’s Eve fortune cookie recipe just perfectly!

New Years Eve Fortune Cookies Recipe
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New Year’s Eve Fortune Cookies Recipe

  • Author: Trish Corlew
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Set Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 40 Minutes
  • Yield: 2426 fortune cookies 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 boxes fortune cookies
  • 1 12 oz bag of black candy melts
  • 1 12 oz bag of white candy melts
  • Gold sprinkles
  • Silver sprinkles
  • White sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Remove fortune cookies from the box and unwrap them if necessary, and then set them aside.
  2. Place black candy melts in a microwave-safe bowl and melt according to the directions on the bag. Once black candies are melted, melt the white candy melts in a microwave-safe bowl following the directions on the bag.
  3. One at a time, dip a fortune cookie into one of the colored melted candy, allowing the excess to drip off. While the candy is still wet, sprinkle it with your desired sprinkle color. Dip half of the fortune cookies in black candy melts and half of the fortune cookies in white candy melts.
  4. Place on a parchment-lined cooling rack or cookie sheet and allow candy melts to set for about 30 minutes.

Notes

  • Melting chocolates can be whatever color or colors you’d prefer
  • The amount of fortune cookies per box may vary depending on the manufacturer as well as if any cookies are broken/unusable.

Keywords: New Year’s Eve cookies, New Year’s Eve fortune cookies

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