Skip to main content New<> this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Vanilla Wafers I

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"Serve these stuck in chocolate pudding ... kids love 'em!"
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.

Ingredients

servings 51
Original recipe yields 48 servings (4 dozen)

Directions

{{model.addEditText}} 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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 51 calories; 1.6 8.3 0.7 4 47 Full nutrition

Explore more

Reviews

Read all reviews 7
  1. 8 Ratings

  2.  
    Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars
  3.  
    Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
  4.  
    Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars
  5.  
    Rated as 2 out of 5 Stars
  6.  
    Rated as 1 out of 5 Stars
Most helpful positive review

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 review

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

Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive
Newest

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 ...

flavor good, however i noticed they seem to be soft after time recommended for baking. However, they harden as they cool down.