Vanilla Wafers

Makes 200 (but very small)
Vannila Wafers Image


6 cups 1500 mLwhite flour
6 tsp 30 mL baking powder
1 tsp 5 mL salt
2 cups 500 mL butter
3 cups 750 mL white sugar
9 tsp 45 mL vanilla extract
4 4 eggs


  1. Beat butter and sugar until smooth.
  2. Beat in vanilla extract and eggs.
  3. Seperately, mix flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add "dry" mixture to "wet" mixture in thirds.
  5. Form into "marble-sized" balls (1 cm / 1/2 inch) and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 350F (175C) for 10 minutes.. When they are done, they will still be very soft.

This recipe is adapted from "Samee Cookies" in Kamran Siddiqi's book Hand Made Baking.

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