White Chocolate Famous Wafer Dessert

For a simple dessert with a stunning presentation one should try a Famous Wafer Dessert. The Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers are a top shelf item in your grocery store cookie isle, up there with the Lorna Doones. Sometimes the wafers can be found with the ice cream cones and toppings too.

The dessert recipe on the side of the box is a simple whipped cream spread thinly over each cookie, pressed together, and laid out on a platter like a log. But I was in the mood for raspberries and…

White chocolate, lots of it.

This is a neat dessert to play with as one can come up with any flavor combination desired. But I felt raspberries and white chocolate were in order.

Famous Wafer Dessert
one box Famous Chocolate Wafers
2 1/2 cups whipping cream
1 T. Chambord raspberry liquor
3-4 ounces grated white chocolate, divided- I use Callebaut
one small container Fresh Raspberries

In a large mixing bowl whip cream until very thick, almost stiff. Fold in 2 ounces grated white chocolate and Chambord. Spread a small amount of cream on each wafer pressing them together forming a long log on a pretty platter. Frost the log with the remaining cream and sprinkle with the remaining grated white chocolate. Decorate with raspberries. Chill 4-6 hours covered. Cut in one inch slices on a 45 degree angle. Serves 8.

Here it is all sliced and ready to be served. This is a lovely dessert.

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Have a scrumptious Weekend!


  1. sheppy
    Posted June 12, 2009 at 7:20 AM | Permalink

    yet another wonderful, yet easy recipe. Unfortunately one I can't make since there is no way I'll find those cookies in France. That said, it may be fortunate for my waistline.

    Thanks for all of your great ideas.

  2. That Girl
    Posted June 12, 2009 at 10:48 AM | Permalink

    I have a hard time finding those cookies too – and I'm not in France! I usually keep my eyes peeled for them since I think there's one store in my area that carries them. I like to stock up because they also make fantastic pie crusts.

  3. Grace
    Posted June 12, 2009 at 11:28 AM | Permalink

    if this is famous AND involves white chocolate, why haven't i heard of it?!?! more importantly, why haven't i eaten it? very elegant and completely appetizing, robin sue. 🙂

  4. Lucy
    Posted June 12, 2009 at 11:30 AM | Permalink

    Robin Sue the best is ease of this recipe and making a wonderful dessert. I call this, EYE CANDY!!

  5. oneordinaryday
    Posted June 12, 2009 at 12:14 PM | Permalink

    Would you believe I posted an icebox cake just yesterday? Great minds, I'll tell ya. I love your flavor combinations. Sounds wonderful.

    I couldn't find the wafers here so I made my own. It was really easy, so I'll definitely be making it again really soon. And probably really often!


  6. Jenn@slim-shoppin
    Posted June 12, 2009 at 12:35 PM | Permalink

    I love your deserts, the problem is I would be mostly the one eating them in my house.

    BUT, I will save this when I am going to a party or something, so I don't pig out on the whole thing!

    I love your pictures Robin, they turned out great!

  7. Sabrina
    Posted June 12, 2009 at 2:26 PM | Permalink

    That looks so good. I will try it our for my dinner with the neighbors.

  8. Karen
    Posted June 12, 2009 at 2:34 PM | Permalink

    Very pretty dessert… fancy enough for company!

  9. biz319
    Posted June 12, 2009 at 2:51 PM | Permalink

    All I can say is WOW! That's a show stopper dessert if I've ever seen one, and, um, pretty sure that would be insulin worthy!

    Have a great weekend!

  10. pigpigscorner
    Posted June 12, 2009 at 5:04 PM | Permalink

    I can't believe this is so simple to make! It looks absolutely beautiful!

  11. Amanda
    Posted June 12, 2009 at 8:36 PM | Permalink

    Wow looks so decadent! Beautiful photos too!

  12. Chow and Chatter
    Posted June 12, 2009 at 9:31 PM | Permalink

    wow yummy love your blog rebecca

  13. Penny
    Posted June 13, 2009 at 8:10 AM | Permalink

    I will be on the lookout for those cookies. Beautiful dessert! And your photos are amazing.

  14. Sabrina
    Posted June 13, 2009 at 9:36 AM | Permalink

    found the cookies no problem… on the top shelf just like you said. I made it for my get together with the ladies and it was a big hit. Thanks for the recipe.

  15. Tammy
    Posted June 13, 2009 at 2:19 PM | Permalink

    Stunning! We can't get the cookies around here, but I always order a dozen or so boxes from amazon and keep them in the freezer. I can't wait to try this recipe!

  16. Ingrid
    Posted June 13, 2009 at 10:15 PM | Permalink

    Gorgeous photos! That looks amazing and yet so easy. Thanks for sharing.

  17. Linda
    Posted June 14, 2009 at 8:15 AM | Permalink

    Wow, it is simple and elegant and easy! What a great idea with the white chocolate and raspberries. Beautiful photos.

  18. Sippity Sup
    Posted June 14, 2009 at 10:17 AM | Permalink

    Thanks for a beautiful dessert with a beautiful; presentation. GREG

  19. Jen
    Posted June 14, 2009 at 2:14 PM | Permalink

    Wow! That looks heavenly! ..and quite easy to make too!

  20. Lori
    Posted June 15, 2009 at 12:41 PM | Permalink

    That looks so good Robin Sue! I love the presentation and combination of flavors. And the no bake in the summer thing, well, this is a Winner!

  21. unconfidentialcook
    Posted June 15, 2009 at 2:32 PM | Permalink

    I used to make this…and Emma makes it…but neither as well as you. This looks scrumptious, and we will make it together. Thanks.

  22. The Russells
    Posted June 15, 2009 at 11:57 PM | Permalink

    That looks divine!! But I had to tell you I made your White Catle-like Sliders and they were a HUGE hit with the family! And so easy to make! I put them on my recipe blog which is in no way at all as huge as yours…just a place for me to keep all my favorite recipes in one easy to acess place! But I gave you full credit for everything with a link back to your blog!! I hope that's ok! Thanks for sharing all thses great recipes!!

  23. noble pig
    Posted June 16, 2009 at 12:49 AM | Permalink

    That is seriously awesome. The presentation is a beauty. And simple.

  24. EAT!
    Posted June 16, 2009 at 7:58 AM | Permalink

    To market to market to buy….

    whipping cream
    chocolate wafers
    white chocolate

    I already have the raspberries.

    Better yet. Can you just come and live with me?

  25. Maria
    Posted June 16, 2009 at 2:18 PM | Permalink

    I love this one! So easy but very elegant!

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