5 from 2 votes
Homemade Vanilla Wafers
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Homemade Vanilla Wafers, made with real ingredients like butter and milk. Super-simple recipe, with a taste and texture that blows the boxed kind away!

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cookies, Homemade, vanilla, vanilla wafers, wafers
Servings: 65 1 1/2-inch diameter cookies
Calories: 28 kcal
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Place the butter, powdered sugar, and granulated sugar in a large mixing bowl, and beat on medium speed until pale and fluffy (3 to 5 minutes).
  3. Scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl with a silicone spatula, then mix in the milk and vanilla until combined.
  4. Stir in the flour and salt, taking care not to overwork the dough.
  5. Transfer the dough to a pastry bag fitted with a 1A tip.  Pipe 1-inch diameter circles onto the prepared baking sheets.
  6. Bake for 20 to 24 minutes, or until golden brown on the bottoms and around the edges.
  7. Cool completely, then store in an airtight container.

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Nutrition Facts
Homemade Vanilla Wafers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 28 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 18mg 1%
Potassium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Sugars 1g
Vitamin A 0.9%
Calcium 0.2%
Iron 0.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.