ATG Quirkies: Benne Wafers: A crispy cookie from South Carolina first introduced during the slave trade.

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Benne Wafers: A crispy cookie from South Carolina first introduced during the slave trade Appears on the Gastro Obscura website.

According to this postEnslaved people from Africa introduced new ingredients to the American South, shaping cuisine in areas such as South Carolina’s Lowcountry. The popular sweet snack known as benne wafers are an enduring result of their culinary influence on this coastal region...”

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