Vanilla Wafers

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

Being out of vanilla wafers when you're trying to make banana puddin' is just plain ole bad luck. I found a recipe here for the cookies, but many of the reviewers said they stayed soft. So, in search of the recipe that would yield my crunchy little gems, I found this. It worked for me, so I hope it works for you.

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Cream together sugars, shortening, egg, vanilla, and salt in a large bowl. Sift in the flour and baking powder.
  3. Add the 1 tablespoons water and mix until the dough forms a ball.
  4. Roll the dough into 1/2 inch balls and flatten slightly onto a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until cookies are light brown.
  5. Cool on a wire rack.