Vanilla Wafer Cookies That Are Better Than Storebought

Vanilla Wafer Cookies That Are Better Than Storebought

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usmcwifey 1

"This recipe comes from my favorite cookbook from a church. It is simple, easy, inexpensive and delicious! Not to mention it tastes better than the vanilla wafers you can buy at the store! You can make the cookies bigger if you'd like, they just won't have as crispy of an outside. We like to add a slice of banana between two cookies, dip them in chocolate, and then freeze them (;"

Ingredients 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 165 cals

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 165 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 120 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat butter and sugar in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy; beat in egg and vanilla extract. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl and mix the dry ingredients thoroughly into butter mixture. Drop cookies about 2 inches apart, 1 teaspoon at a time, onto ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until edges of cookies are golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes. Cool cookies on wire racks.
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melizzy
10/21/2012

My husband was craving Vanilla wafers! They were alomst $5 a box I thought no way I'm going to look a recipe, and here you were!! Thank you, cookies turned out great, better than "Nilla's".... perfect recipe..

starshipminivan
4/28/2014

They turned out alright. They spread quite a bit more than I expected.

usmcwifey
8/4/2012

I forgot to add the oven temperature! I am so sorry! The temp is 350 just as you thought!