Cream Cheese Wafers

Lisa Foote


This is my Mom's recipe that was handed down from my Grandma. We usually made this at Christmas but they are a wonderful light thin cookie that can be used for any occasion.


★★★★★ 2 votes

24 Hr
15 Min


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3 oz
cream cheese
1/2 c
butter, room temperature
1/2 c
1 c
flour, all purpose

How to Make Cream Cheese Wafers


  • 1Mix cream cheese, butter and sugar until well blended.
  • 2Add flour in small amounts until incorporated.
  • 3On a lightly floured surface, shape dough into a roll approx 2 inches in diameter.
  • 4Wrap in wax paper and then plastic wrap and chill over night or until very cold. Slice thin with sharp knife and place onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper. Bake 10-15 minutes, watch closely after 10 minutes to avoid overbaking. Cookies are done when edges are lightly browned.

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About Cream Cheese Wafers

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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