"Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all."--Harriet van Horne

Cream Wafers Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Cream Wafers, by , is from Pfeiffer Pfamily Cookbook 2011, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Stender
Added: Thursday, January 27, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
1 cup butter
1/3 cup heavy cream (whipping)
1/4 cup butter
granulated sugar (for coating cookies)
1/4 cup Crisco shortening
1 tsp. vanilla
dash of salt
1 box powdered sugar ( approx. 4 cups)
tinting for frosting
water to make the right consistency

Directions:
Directions:
Mix flour, 1 cup butter, and cream together. Shape into a ball. Divide in half. On a long piece of lightly floured waxed paper, roll out dough to 1/8" thick. Place waxed paper and dough on a flat cookie sheet. Repeat and stack cookie sheets. Cover top with saran wrap and chill. When cutting cookies, the dough needs to stay cold.
Take out 1 cookie sheet. Cut 1 1/2" circles or shapes (flower, or star) with cookie cutter. Place granulated sugar on a plate and coat both sides of cookie.
Place cookie on parchment -lined baking sheet, or ungreased cookie sheet. Using a fork, prick 3-4 times on top. Bake at 375 for 9-10 minutes. Cookies should be set, but not browned. These are now very delicate and break easily. Remove cookies and cool on
rack.
FROSTING: Beat shortening, vanilla, salt, and powdered sugar together until light and fluffy. Tint. Pipe frosting onto bottom of 1 cookie. Place another cookie, face up. Barely press them together, if at all.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These look better with tinted frosting.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

157W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!