Persian Mikado Wafer

Mikado wafer cookies are  very popular in Iran and can get it in all bakeries and confectioneries in Tehran and other cities. It is basically wafer sheets coated with mixture of melted chocolate or cocoa with aromatic spices.



1 cup all-purpose flour

340 g unsalted butter

2/3 cup powdered sugar

2 tbsp. cocoa powder

1 tsp cardamom powder

1 tsp cinnamon powder

Wafer sheets


In a pan, heat the flour for 10 minutes on medium heat and stir constantly. Then, add butter and stir until butter melted. Add, powdered sugar and mix together. Once they combined, add cocoa powder and spices, mix all ingredients together and allow heating for 2-3 minutes more. Set aside until cool enough.

Take one wafer sheet and coat surface of wafer sheet with cocoa mixture, then place second wafer sheet top of it and repeat process until 4 layers. Now cookies are ready, just let them to rest for 1 hour and serve with cup of nice tea or coffee and enjoy it.



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