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07/23/2013 09:09 am ET Updated Oct 01, 2013

Fortune Cookies Fun Facts

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Going out for Chinese just wouldn't be the same if our meals didn't end with fortune cookies. Whether you eat the cookie or not -- we're sure everyone agrees that it's not the greatest in desserts -- we all break them open nonetheless in anticipation of our fortunes. While often nonsensical and almost always random, there's still something fun about getting a fortune.

In honor of National Fortune Cookie Day, which just passed on July 20, we think it's time we all know a little something about these beloved cookies -- like how in the world the fortunes get inside the cookie. And so we bring you everything you ever wanted to know about these iconic cookies, and then some.

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Fortune Cookie Fun Facts

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