Oh, friends…. have I got a treat for you! This Cream Wafer Cookie Recipe is not only amazingly delicious, but I’m confident that’s it’s going to be your new favorite cookie. Uh-huh…. They make a great Valentine’s Day Dessert too.
I remember helping my mom make these every year for Christmas… I’m not sure why, but we only made them over the Christmas holiday. Hmmm… However, I’ve been thinking that they’re waaaaay too good to only be enjoyed once a year. IMHO, of course (wink).
And while I’m sharing this recipe for Valentine’s Day — the filling can be so versatile by adding additional flavors and/or colors. Delicious and options is a win-win for a cookie recipe, don’t you agree?
Before sharing the recipe, I wanted to share something special with you. Today I’m participating in a Valentine’s event for a good cause — the fight against pediatric cancer! A number of bloggers are joining together to share a Valentine’s Day inspired recipe and encouraging YOU to participate in making a difference.
I’ll be sharing a Valentine’s Day Dessert here in a few minutes, but I wanted to share a few more statistics first.
Did you know that cancer is the #1 cause of death of children by disease in the U.S.? There are 40,000 U.S. children actively battling cancer right now. With less than 4% of the National Cancer Institute’s budget going to all childhood cancer combined, I knew it was important for me to get involved.
Help us make a difference by donating to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer! Our goal is to raise at least $3000 — and although we’ve already hit the goal, you can still give until March 1st and make an even bigger difference. And guess what? These three companies (our sponsors): Dixie Crystals, Mediavine and OXO have each pledged to match our donations raised through this campaign up to $3000!!! If you feel led to give, click below… every little bit helps!
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Now let’s get to the sugary sweets — and make this yummy Cream Wafer Cookie Recipe. They’re a perfect sweet treat for Valentine’s Day. I love the pink, white and red.
Perfect Valentine’s Day Dessert
Cream Wafer Cookies Recipe
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1/3 cup whipping cream
- 3/4 cup powdered sugar
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 1 tsp vanilla
- food coloring, optional
Mix flour, margarine and cream. Cover and refrigerate (at least 30 minutes)
Heat oven to 375. Roll about 1/3 of dough at a time, approximately 1/8 inch thick on floured cloth-covered board (keep remaining dough refrigerated).
Cut into 1-1/2" rounds. Coat both sides with sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Prick each round with fork 3-4 times.
Bake 7-9 minutes, until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheet and allow to cool. Put cookies together in pairs with filling (see below).
Mix powdered sugar, softened butter and vanilla until smooth and fluffy. Beat in a few drop of water, if necessary. Filling should have a smooth, spreading consistency. Add food coloring to filling for different holidays.
Makes approximately 5 dozen cream wafers
And like I said, make them for other festive treats too…
Patriotic Cream Wafer Cookies
Christmas Wafer Cookies
Last, but certainly not least — here are the recipes from the other participating bloggers. Enjoy!
Valentine’s Day Dessert Ideas
Yellow Heart-Shaped Rainbow Funfetti Cookies from Julie of The Little Kitchen
Cherry Coconut Macaroons from Miranda of Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt
Brownie Cookies from Mel of Mel’s Kitchen Cafe
No-Bake Chocolate Candy Cookies from Debi of Life Currents
Double Dark Chocolate Cherry Black Forest Cookies from Jamie of Southern Revivals
White Chocolate Valentine Madeleine Cookies from Marlynn of Urban Bliss Life
Pillowy Soft Sugar Cookies from Stephie of Stephie Cooks
Valentine’s Day Chocolate Sugar Cookies from Denise of Chez Us
Persian rice cookies from Caroline of Caroline’s Cooking
Chocolate Dipped Espresso Shortbread Cookies from Julianne of Beyond Frosting
Fudgy Chocolate Sixlets Cookies from Barbara of Barbara Bakes
Fruit Filled Chocolate Waffle Cones from Nicole of For the Love of Food
“Life is short, eat dessert first!”
S’mores Brown Butter Panbanging Cookies from Marybeth of babysavers
Gluten-Free Chocolate Kiss Cookies from Audrey of Mama Knows Gluten Free
Gluten-Free Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies from Brianna of Flippin’ Delicious
Rose Meringue Cookies from Kirsten of Comfortably Domestic
Raspberry Chipotle Chicken Curry from Shashi of Savory Spin
Double Chocolate Meringue Cookies from Dee of Meatloaf and Melodrama
White Chocolate and Raspberry Cookies from Wanda of My Sweet Zepol
Raspberry Fudge Cookies from Jessica of A Kitchen Addiction
Raspberry Cookies from Courtney of Know Your Produce
Syltkakor Raspberry Jam Cookies from Megan of Stetted
Cream Wafer Cookie Recipe from Live Laugh Rowe (me!)
“The best things in life are sweet.”
Heart-Shaped Chocolate Chip Cookies from Angela of About a Mom
Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies from Lisa of TasteCookSip
Chai Latte Shortbread Heart Cookies from Sue of It’s Okay to Eat the Cupcake
Strawberry and Cream Cookies from Ashley of A Cup of Charming
Cherry Cream Cheese Cookies from Lisa of Blogghetti
Roasted Blueberry Ice Cream with Graham Cracker Waffle Cones from Shaina of Food for My Family
Almond Shortbread Cookies from Denise of addicted 2 recipes
Valentine’s Day Mug Hug Cookies from Aimee of Southern From Scratch
Doughnut Sandwich Cookies from Bree of Baked Bree
Raspberry Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies from Nancy of The Bitter Side of Sweet
Chai Spiced Snickerdoodle Cookies from Ashley of Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen
Heart Happy Valentine Cookie Chocolate Cheesecake from TammyJo of The Chocolate Cult
“Today is a good day to eat dessert for breakfast.”
Chocolate Nutella Cookies from Melissa of Modern Honey
Easy Crinkle Cookies from Amy of The Nifty Foodie
Chocolate Sugar Cookies from Becca of The Salted Cookie
Meringue Cookies from Sara of My Imperfect Kitchen
Gluten Free Lavender Shortbread Cookies from Carolann of Apron Warrior
Chocolate and Vanilla Sweetheart Cookies from Sheila of Life, Love, and Good Food
Peanut Butter Cookie Cake from Julie of Julie Blanner
Soft and Sweet Sugar Cookie Bars from Carlee of Cooking With Carlee
No-Bake Chocolate Tart from Rachel of Rachel Cooks
Easy Strawberry Fudge from Chrysa of Thrifty Jinxy
Red Velvet Donuts from Gwynn of Swirls of Flavor
Love Cake from Sara of Confectionary Tales
Other Valentine’s Day Inspired Recipes
White Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie from Sarah of Sarah Cooks the Books
Steak with Peppercorn Sauce from Sonja of Ginger & Toasted Sesame
Creamy Beet Risotto from Rachel of Copper & Verdigris
Rose White Hot Chocolate from Susannah of Feast + West