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How To Make Vanilla Wafers With Fresh Milled Flour

So, you want to make some Vanilla Wafers using Fresh milled flour, right? I got you! So, after numerous batches and rigorous testing, I have created the ultimate recipe for crispy, irresistible vanilla wafer cookies that will have you leaving those boxed alternatives behind for good. These delectable treats have a pure, unadulterated vanilla flavor without any interfering preservatives. And better yet, these are made with Fresh milled flour, meaning that they retain all the vital nutrients your body needs. Say goodbye to the processed, nutrient-stripped white flour found in stores and say hello to a healthier, more satisfying indulgence!

a round white plate on a wooden table that is filled with baked crispy vanilla wafers made with fresh milled flour
Vanilla Wafers have such a nostalgic flavor for me, and sometimes I forget about them. But, even after just one bite, I remember how deliciously simple they are!

Vanilla Wafers

Vanilla Wafers have such a nostalgic flavor for me, and sometimes I forget about them. But, even after just one bite, I remember how deliciously simple they are! So, naturally, I had to master a recipe for them.

In this picture you can see, they were not smooth, so in the next picture I show you how I got my hands wet, and rolled them, then flattened them to make them the perfect Vanilla wafer cookie shape.

Ingredients To Make Vanilla Wafers with Fresh Milled Flour

  • 1/2 cup softened butter 113g
  • 2/3 cup sugar 130g
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 TBSP Vanilla Extract (Learn how to make your own vanilla extract HERE)
  • 2 cups Fresh milled flour 240g (I milled 1&1/3 cup soft white wheat berries)
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 TBSP whole milk
hands Rolling vanilla wafer dough balls
I am rolling the dough balls out with wet hands, then flattening them to create the vanilla wafer cookie shape.

Instructions For Making Fresh Milled Flour Vanilla Wafers

  1. Firstly, Mill the Flour
  2. Add baking powder and salt to the flour, and mix.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, add softened butter & sugar, then beat with a mixer until creamy and light in color. Scrape down sides of bowl as needed.
  4. Then, add one egg and the vanilla extract, beat to combine.
  5. After incorporated, add the flour mixture into the butter mixture.
  6. Stir on low speed to combine, and then add the milk. Stir to combine again.
  7. Cover, and refrigerate dough for 10-20 minutes.
  8. While dough is resting, Prepare cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  9. Preheat oven to 375*F
  10. Then, after the dough has rested, wet your hands with a little water, and scoop out about 2 tsp of dough. Roll the dough in your wet hands to form a small ball, then flatten the ball slightly.
  11. Place dough disks on lined cookie sheet about 2 inches apart from each other.
  12. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until cookies are a light golden brown around the edges.
  13. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes on a baking sheet, then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  14. Enjoy just like that, or use to make some banana pudding! *Recipe HERE

What Can I Make With Fresh Milled Flour Vanilla Wafer Cookies?

I have a super quick and easy pudding recipe coming out next! I can’t wait to share it with you! Can you believe that I make it in the microwave in less than 15 minutes? You can serve it warm or cold with some fresh sliced bananas.

baked to golden brown crispy cookies
Perfectly golden brown Vanilla Wafers without the preservatives! YUM!

These homemade Vanilla Wafers made with Freshly Milled Flour are the epitome of indulgence and quality. Also, the use of Freshly Milled Flour ensures that these delightful treats retain their vital nutrients, making them a healthier alternative to processed options. So, treat yourself to these crispy, flavorful cookies, and let them surpass the boxed alternatives. With each bite, you’ll appreciate the unparalleled satisfaction and the nostalgia they provide. Enjoy the goodness of homemade Vanilla Wafers like never before!

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Vanilla Wafers made with Fresh Milled Flour

So, you want to make some Vanilla Wafers using Fresh milled flour, right? I got you! After numerous batches and rigorous testing, I have created the ultimate recipe for crispy, irresistible vanilla wafer cookies that will have you leaving those boxed alternatives behind for good. These delectable treats have a pure, unadulterated vanilla flavor without any interfering preservatives. And better yet, these are made with Fresh milled flour, meaning that they retain all the vital nutrients your body needs. Say goodbye to the processed, nutrient-stripped white flour found in stores and say hello to a healthier, more satisfying indulgence!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
resting time 15 minutes
Total Time 39 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 40 cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup softened butter 113g
  • 2/3 cup sugar 130g
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • 1 TBSP Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups Fresh milled flour 240g I milled 1&1/3 cup soft white wheat berries
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 TBSP whole milk

Instructions
 

  • Mill the Flour
  • Add baking powder and salt to the flour, and mix.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, add softened butter & sugar, then beat with a mixer until creamy and light in color. Scrape down sides of bowl as needed.
  • Then, add one egg and the vanilla extract, beat to combine.
  • After incorporated, add the flour mixture into the butter mixture.
  • Stir on low speed to combine, and add the milk. Stir to combine again.
  • Cover, and refrigerate dough for 10-20 minutes.
  • While dough is resting, Prepare cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Preheat oven to 375*F
  • Then, after the dough has rested, wet your hands with a little water, and scoop out about 2 tsp of dough. Roll the dough in your wet hands to form a small ball, then flatten the ball slightly.
  • Place dough disks on lined cookie sheet about 2 inches apart from each other.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes or until cookies are a light golden brown around the edges.
  • Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes on a baking sheet, then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Enjoy just like that, or use to make some banana pudding! *Recipe coming soon!

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Notes

If you want to make these with all purpose flour, you would need about 1&1/2 cup flour (190g)
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4 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    I made these vanilla wafer cookies today with fresh ground Sonora flour and they turned out amazing!! Thank you so much for the great recipe!!

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