Cream Wafers


Make these cream wafer cookies with a sweet butter filling.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 40 mins
5 dozen


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup butter

  • cup heavy cream

  • cup granulated sugar for decoration

  • ¼ cup butter, softened

  • ¾ cup sifted confectioners' sugar

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Mix flour and 1 cup butter thoroughly. Stir in whipping cream and mix well. Chill for 1 hour.

  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  3. Roll dough 1/8-inch thick on a 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 an un-greased baking sheet. Prick in 4 places with a fork.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 7 to 9 minutes.

  5. Meanwhile, make the filling: Blend 1/4 cup soft butter, confectioners' sugar, egg yolk, and vanilla.

  6. Put two cooled cookies together with filling.


If desired, tint the filling with food coloring.

Editor's Note:

This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that young children, older adults, and people who are pregnant or immunocompromised do not consume raw egg.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

130 Calories
9g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 30
Calories 130
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 56mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 14mg 0%

* 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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