Crunchy walnut wafers

Crunchy, buttery and deliciously crispy, Nici Wickes' walnut wafers recipe is the ultimate sweet treat for friends and family to enjoy with a hot cup of tea or coffee

By Nici Wickes
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 36
  • Print


  • 125 gram butter
  • 125 gram sugar
  • 125 gram treacle
  • 125 gram flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 75 gram walnuts, chopped


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 175°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  • 2
    Cream the butter, sugar and treacle until light and fluffy.
  • 3
    Sift the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture. Combine well. Lastly, add the walnuts and mix.
  • 4
    Put small spoonfuls on the prepared trays, allowing room for spreading.
  • 5
    Bake for 10-15 minutes until firm to touch. Leave on the trays for 1-2 minutes to harden, then place on a wire rack to cool.


  • Store in an airtight tin to preserve their crispness, but if not, they are still delightfully chewy!

read more from