Vanilla Wafers I

6

"Serve these stuck in chocolate pudding ... kids love 'em!"

Ingredients

servings 51 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 48 servings

Adjust

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 51 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 1.6 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.3g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 47 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.

Directions

Print
  1. In large bowl, cream together the shortening, sugar, egg, milk, and vanilla. Stir until well blended. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder and salt. Add to egg mixture and mix well. Cover and chill for 4 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease baking sheets.
  3. Roll out dough on a floured surface to a 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out cookies with round cookie cutter and place 1 inch apart on cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 18 to 20 minutes until lightly colored. Cool on wire racks.

Reviews

6
  1. 7 Ratings

  2.  
  3.  
  4.  
  5.  
  6.  
Most helpful

these are great. i added a bit more vanilla and both my kids gobbled them up! a great, quick to make snack for all. thanks for sharing.

Most helpful critical

Great to try, but Vanilla Wafer Cookie recipe is better.

Great to try, but Vanilla Wafer Cookie recipe is better.

these are great. i added a bit more vanilla and both my kids gobbled them up! a great, quick to make snack for all. thanks for sharing.

These were pretty easy, but they lacked flavor and weren't very pretty or "waferish". I will probably make them again, only with clear vanilla and some kind of frosting. Good place to start, j...

I was thinking these would be like nilla wafers in the box,but my family loved them. I used them with a banana pudding recipe on this site.

I made these twice. First as written, but the dough was awfully sticky (even after chilling 5+ hours) and the cookies were not waferish and they were bland, as other reviewers have said. So th...

These tasted a little like a commercial wafer, but not like I wished they would have. I will continue to make these for my kids, but will be on the look out for a more airy-er, vanilla tasting ...