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Cream Wafers


"Cookies with a creamy butter filling."
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servings 130 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 130 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 8.9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.8g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 56 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Mix flour and 1 cup of butter or margarine thoroughly. Stir in whipping cream and mix well. Chill 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. Roll dough 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured board. Cut into 1 1/2 inch rounds. Transfer to waxed paper heavily sprinkled with sugar, turning to coat both sides. Place on un- greased baking sheet. Prick in 4 places with fork. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until slightly puffed. Put two cooled cookies together with filling.
  4. To Make Filling: Blend 1/4 cup soft butter, 3/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar, 1 egg yolk, and 1 tsp. vanilla. If desired, tint with food coloring.

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This is an excellent wedding or shower tea cookie! Actually, it is my favorite special occasion cookie. I only make them on for special events, though, since they are so time consuming and the...

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My family gets together every year to back Christmas cookies, and we decided to try a couple different cookies this year. I suggested this one, and I have to say that after all the reviews, we ...

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This is an excellent wedding or shower tea cookie! Actually, it is my favorite special occasion cookie. I only make them on for special events, though, since they are so time consuming and the...

This is my favorite holiday cookie--and that's saying a lot! My mom always resists making them at Christmas time because it's a nuisance to roll out the dough, but last year we had an idea that...

At first I didn't understand this recipe. How can you have a shortbread like cookie with no sugar in it? BUT I made it and it was wonderful. I made one small change and that was to add a litt...

Love this recipe! I've been making it for over 30 years. This is EXACTLY the cream wafer cookie recipe from the 1965 Betty Crocker Cookie Book INCLUDING the egg yolk. I have been making it with ...

A Very unusual texture at first (meaning the wafers) but then there is a light, creamy and buttery taste that blends so well with the sweet filling... Delicate! be sure to handle the wafers with...

Our family's number one Christmas cookie, first penned on my great grandmother's index card in lovely old writing. Our recipe calls for 'light cream', which i prefer because it seems to brown m...

"Wow these cookies are awesome, baby!" It doesn't get any better than that! These are just like the ones my grandma made when I was little! I rolled the dough into a log and then sliced the log ...

What a joy! I have used this recipe since 1965 every Christmas. It is my youngest daughters favorite (and she is a Mom now), it would not be Christmas at home without them! But!! I can not fin...

These are so delicious. A not-too-sweet, flaky, tender cookie sandwiching delicious rich buttery icing. They are well worth the effort it takes to make them. A word of advice DO NOT substitute a...

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