Cream Wafer Cookies

What Are Cream Wafer Cookies?

This holiday cookie recipe features tender, flaky, buttery cookies sandwiching a sweet buttercream filling!

What You'll Need

You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe, so let's round them up and get started!

Make the Dough

Mix together the flour, butter, and cream, then refrigerate.

Roll Out the Dough

Roll out the cookie dough, then cut into circles with round cookie or biscuit cutters.

Coat in Sugar

Coat both sides of cookie dough rounds with sugar in a small bowl, then place them on a baking sheet.


Prick each circle with a fork 4 times, then bake the cookies for 7-9 minutes until set.

Make the Filling

Beat together butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla. Divide into 2 bowls and color with red and green food coloring.

Pipe the Buttercream

Transfer colored buttercream to piping bags and pipe a layer onto the back side of one cream wafer.


Top with another cookie, and gently press together. Then dig in!

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