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Where to find vanilla wafers in Toronto

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  • dada Dec 6, 2006 04:40 PM

I want to make a bar cookie that has vanilla wafers in the crust.
I used to buy them in the U.S....anyone know where to find them in Toronto?
Thanks!

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  1. You can find a brand of vanilla wafer cookies called "Nilla" in most supermarkets, usually in the baking supplies aisle.

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    1. re: Chatty Cathy

      Yup - maybe not in smaller markets, but in the bigger ones yes.

    2. Thanks! I will go looking for Nilla!

      1. huge packages of them at starsky's on dundas in miss. i keep raving about starskys because of their amazing selection of all things european!

        1. 'Nilla wafers are in the baking second of all Dominion and Loblaws stores that I've ever cared to look in.

          DT

          1. I know this is an old thread but I thought I'd revive it.

            I want to make banana pudding and I'm looking for the Nilla wafers. I was just at Loblaws and couldn't find them.

            Any current recommendations?

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            1. re: chefhound

              I get them from Walmart's grocery department.

              1. re: chefhound

                Are you looking for good wafers or specifically the brand Nilla? At Starsky, there are tons of very good wafers of all sizes (10" rounds, cookie sized, square...) and filled with various flavours that are purposely used in other baked goods.

                Also, at Highland farms, they have several European Equivalent of the Nilla wafers that I find much tastier than the US Nilla ones. They're less sugary and more vanilla like.

                1. re: Nevy

                  Thanks, I'll check it out.

                  I'm making an American banana pudding, which calls for the Nilla wafers. But I'm will to consider other options if I can't find the Nilla wafers.

                  1. re: chefhound

                    If you want to find the good old Nabisco ones, Metro has them. I was just there and spotted them. Enjoy the pudding!

                    1. re: chefhound

                      how about making your own wafers, it is fairly simple to do.

                      check out an episode of good eats season 14 episode 6 on youtube for the recipe (search - good eats s14e06) he also has recipes for both american types of banana pudding on that episode as well.