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Where to find vanilla wafers in Toronto

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?

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    Chatty Cathy RE: dada Dec 6, 2006 07:05 PM

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

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      julesrules RE: Chatty Cathy Dec 6, 2006 07:30 PM

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

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      dada RE: dada Dec 6, 2006 08:29 PM

      Thanks! I will go looking for Nilla!

      1. deelicious RE: dada Dec 6, 2006 10:47 PM

        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. Davwud RE: dada Dec 7, 2006 12:54 AM

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


          1. chefhound RE: dada Oct 22, 2013 06:51 PM

            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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              ComeUndone RE: chefhound Oct 22, 2013 09:07 PM

              I get them from Walmart's grocery department.

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                Nevy RE: chefhound Oct 23, 2013 03:40 AM

                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.

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                  chefhound RE: Nevy Oct 23, 2013 09:00 AM

                  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.

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                    Nevy RE: chefhound Oct 23, 2013 09:47 AM

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

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                      youdonut RE: chefhound Oct 23, 2013 10:17 AM

                      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.

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