Moravian Christmas Wafers

Preparation info
  • Yields at least

    16 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Bill Neal's Southern Cooking

By Bill Neal

Published 1985

  • About

German influence in southern culture is often underestimated, but it began with Queen Anne’s active support of German emigration, providing transportation from England to Pennsylvania for many who were seeking economic and religious freedom. In Pennsylvania they were known as the Pennsylvania Dutch, from Deutsch meaning German. As the better farmlands were taken there, they moved south down the Great Wagon Road from Philadelphia, settling in the piedmont sections of Maryland, Virgini