Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Creme Wafers

Creme Wafers

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From the kitchen of Gardengirl81058

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
7-9 minutes
Tags: Fun to make with kids, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
2 cups sifted flour

3/4 cup confectioners sugar
1 egg white
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup softened butter


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Mix 1 cup butter, cream and flour. Chill mixture for two hours.

  3. Roll one half of the dough at a time, keeping the rest chilled.

  4. Roll dough 1/8 inch thick on floured board. Cut into circles.

  5. Transfer rounds to waxed paper heavily covered with granulated sugar.

  6. Turn each round so that each round is covered on both sides.

  7. Place on ungreased cookies sheet. Prick several times with fork.

  8. Bake for 7-9 minutes.

  9. Mix filling ingredients together.

  10. Spread filling on one wafer and top filling with another wafer to create a wafer sandwich.


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ksalter says:

YUMMY this is one of my most favorite christmas cookies out there! It's crunchy on the outside, but soft on the inside. I make them a drop cookie instead, eliminated the coconut, and rolling it into a log and chilling it. I mix them up and then drop them on the cookie sheet. I also gave them more color by using 1/2 red cherries and 1/2 green cherries. Walnuts work just as well as the pecans. Can't wait to make a batch or more for this Christmas season. Santa will just have to find another house to eat these cookies. I don't share them with anyone!

11/25/2012 1:32:13 PM

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