Dessert,  Recipe

Cream Wafers

Every Christmas, my aunt would make these pretty cream wafers. They quickly became one of my favorite holiday treats and I now make them every year. 

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Cream Wafer Cookies

These take a little effort but they are such delicious little bites.
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies
Servings: 80 cookies
Calories: 49kcal



  • 1/2 cup butter unsalted
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar


  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 2 cups confectioner sugar
  • food coloring of choice



  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cream the butter and add the flour. Mix until the flour turns a light yellow.
  • Add the cream and stir until the dough is one firm ball.
  • Flour the counter and roll out half of the dough until 1/8" thick.
  • Cut out 1" circles. Dip the circles into the granulated sugar and line them up on a baking sheet.
  • Using a fork, poke three sets of holes in each wafer.
  • Repeat with the other half of the dough.
  • Bake the wafers for 8 minutes or until the bottoms turn golden. Let cool.

Buttercream Frosting

  • Cream the butter. Add the milk and half the sugar. Stir until combined, then add the rest of the sugar. Add coloring and fill a piping bag fitted with a star tip.
  • Frost half of the wafers and top with the other halves. Enjoy!


Calories: 49kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 5mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 76IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg

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