When I think of boxed cookies, Nilla Wafers are the most iconic and representative example that come to mind. These crisp, airy little wafers were a staple of kindergarten snacks and the base of more elaborate grown-up desserts (like homey banana pudding). But these classic wafers don't have to come out of a cardboard box; you can make them yourself! Stella of BraveTart shows us how, with this recipe for fresher homemade wafers. You can even eat them warm (and soft!) for a whole new Nilla Wafer experience.
• Read more & get the recipe: BraveTart: How to Make Your Own Nilla Wafers - Serious Eats
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