> > > > >

Vanilla Wafers

Vanilla Wafers

Galveston Daily News, Texas.
7 June 1930. P 14.

Vanilla Wafers are small, crisp but soft plain vanilla-flavoured cookies.

They are seen now as rather plain Jane, having given way in status to Lady Fingers.

Consequently, they are perhaps now used more as an ingredient in cooking than as an out-of-hand snack.

You can now get kosher ones, or ones from made spelt flour.

Cooking Tips

  • can be used for pie crusts when crushed, or just as a bottom layer made of overlapping-wafers;
  • can be layered together with a filling sandwiched between them;
  • sometimes the crushed cookies are used in cakes.


Chocolate wafers, gingersnaps, digestive biscuits, Graham crackers, lady fingers

Please share this information with your friends. They may love it.

Also called:

Vanillekeks (German)


See also:


Abernethy Biscuits; Anzac Biscuits; Bake Cookies Day; Berger Cookies; Biscuits; Brittany Butter Cookies; Children's Rusks; Chocolate Wafers; Chorley Cake; Cookie Cutters; Cookie Pistol; Cookie Sheet; Cookies; Digestive Biscuit Crumbs; Digestive Biscuits; Drop Cookies; Dunking; Flødeboller; Forfeit Cookies; Fortune Cookies; Frappe (Biscuits); Galletas Marías; Garibaldi Biscuits; Gaufrettes; Gingerbread; Girl Guide Cookies; Girl Scout Cookies; Goosnargh Cake; Graham Wafers; Iced Zoo Biscuits; Jaffa Cakes; Jammie Dodgers; Kimberley Biscuits; Krembo; Ladyfingers; Lebkuchen; Madelines; Mallomar Cookies; Moonpies; Mostaccioli Cookies; Oreo Cookies; Pasticci; Peek Freans; Pim's Biscuits; Pizzelle; Refrigerator Cookies; Rolled Cookies; Rosettes; S'mores; Sad Cake; Speculaas Cookies; Spritz Cookies; Tunnock's Snowballs; Tunnock's Teacakes; Vanilla Wafers; Wagon Wheels; Whippet Cookies; Yatsuhashi

You may also like:

Looking for home canning information?
Visit our satellite site dedicated to home canning, HealthyCanning.com for recipes and well-researched articles on all aspects of home canning.

Bon mots

"It [Thanksgiving] was founded by the Puritans to give thanks for being preserved from the Indians, and we keep it to give thanks we are preserved from the Puritans."

-- Finley Peter Dunne (American writer. 10 July 1867 - 24 April 1936)

Myth of the Day

Basmati Rice Read more >