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Celebration Vanilla Wafers

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A quick dessert in a pinch that looks like you spent all day making. Recipe created by Chef Lori Grein.

Yields 20 sandwich cookies or 40 individual decorated cookies.  

    Ingredients

    • ½ cup butter – softened (111 g)
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract (3 g)
    • 2 cups icing sugar (320 g)
    • 2 tbsp milk 2% (20 g)
    • 2 tbsp edible decorating sprinkles (gluten-free) (24 g)
    • 1 package Kinnikinnick Vanilla Wafers (180 g)

    Optional

    • 6 oz milk chocolate – melted (177 g)
    • 1 cup assorted berries (197 g)
    • 1 cup whipping cream 33% – whipped (119 g)

    Instructions Buttercream 

    1
    In a medium bowl, mix butter until smooth.  
    2
    Slowly add sifted icing sugar (1 cup at a time) alternating with milk. Mix until smooth and incorporated.  
    3
    Add vanilla extract and mix until combined. 
    4
    Place a star piping tip (#22) in a pastry bag. Fill pastry bag half full with icing. Set aside.   

    Assembly Buttercream Sandwich Cookies  

    1
    Brush crumbs off of Kinnikinnick Vanilla Wafers. 
    2
    Match cookies into pairs (same size cookies).  
    3
    Turn half of the Kinnikinnick Vanilla Wafers bottom side up (flat side). 
    4
    Pipe a rosette on each cookie bottom and top with pair (flat side in).
    5
    Carefully roll cookie side in coloured sprinkles.  
    6
    Place on serving tray.  

     Optional: Chocolate Dipped 

    1
    Brush crumbs off of Kinnikinnick Vanilla Wafers.  
    2
    Dip each wafer in melted chocolate (half or top side).  
    3
    Place dipped cookies on a wire rack to set. Let chocolate set completely before moving to serving tray.  

     Optional: Fruit Topped 

    1
    Brush crumbs off of Kinnikinnick Vanilla Wafers. 
    2
    Place a star piping tip (#22) in a pastry bag. Fill pastry bag half full with whipped cream.  
    3
    Pipe a rosette on each cookie top.  
    4
    Decorate with fresh assorted berries. Place on serving tray.   

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