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.
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.
- 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