How to make paper fortune cookies

Red and gold paper fortune cookies | How to make paper fortune cookies | Tesco Living

Try these easy-to-make table favours for a Chinese New Year celebration.

You will need

Craft materials on a table | How to make paper fortune cookies | Tesco Living

Step 1

Place the CD on the back of a roll of gift wrap and use a pencil to draw around it. Cut out the circle.

Circle cut out of wrapping paper | How to make paper fortune cookies | Tesco Living

Step 2

Coloured side facing down, fold the circle in half, top to bottom.

Paper circle folded in half | How to make paper fortune cookies | Tesco Living

Step 3

Unfold, then turn the circle over so the coloured side is facing up. Fold the circle in the opposite direction so the creases form a cross.

Paper circle folded in quarters | How to make paper fortune cookies | Tesco Living

Step 4

Unfold the circle and fold again as per step 2.

Download, print and cut out the fortune cookie quotes. Insert one quote into the middle of the semi-circle and glue the edge at the crease together.

Quote inserted into folded paper | How to make paper fortune cookies | Tesco Living

Step 5

Pinch the glued edge together and hold between your finger and thumb then push the left side inwards with your other hand. Ensure the top is tucked in.

Paper being folded together | How to make paper fortune cookies | Tesco Living

Step 6

Pull the outer corners back to make the ends meet and glue together. Hold in place for a few seconds.

Folded paper being glued together | How to make paper fortune cookies | Tesco Living

Step 7

Give your mates a fortune cookie each at your Chinese New Year dinner party.

Red and gold paper fortune cookies | How to make paper fortune cookies | Tesco Living

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