Cake & Cookie Recipes > Swedish Wafers

How to make Swedish wafers:
A thin, crispy almond cookie which is shaped into a curl just like a brandy snap.


half a cup butter
half a cup sugar
2 eggs (lightly beaten)
5 heaped tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
shredded almonds
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- Cream the butter.
- Add the sugar gradually.
- Add the eggs, flour and flavoring.
- Drop in spoonfuls onto a well greased baking tray.
- Spread out thinly with a palette knife until 3 inches in diameter.
- Sprinkle with almonds.
- Bake in a slow oven until very light brown.
- Remove from the baking tray and immediately shape over the handle of a wooden spoon.