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Vanilla Wafers III

"A not too sweet cake type cookie...perfect for an afternoon tea."
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servings 147 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 147 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 8.6 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.5g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 130 mg
  • 5%

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. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a cookie sheet.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, shortening, and sugar. Gradually add eggs and vanilla while mixing. Stir in the flour and salt. Drop cookie dough by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet. Flatten with the bottom of a glass. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, until edges are delicately browned. Remove from cookie sheet immediately.

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This recipe makes an edible cookie. However I agree with previous review: not wafer crispy and could be sweeter. Also used it in banana pudding: they remained firm/didn't soak in the pudding. Wi...

I would like this cookie a bit crispier,and more vanilla flavored nanee

Made a half recipe to use in the Homemade Banana Pudding Pie recipe. Do not look like the boxed ones but still good!

Plain tasting, really dry. Need a drink after each bite. Nothing like boxed vanilla wafers. Fragile cookies, easily fall apart. Won't make again.

1st use a smaller portion than the tablespoon, you'll get more cookies. I added more vanilla and still need to add more. Not real sweet or crispy, but they remind me of the old fashioned tea-c...

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