Last Updated: May 10, 2023 @ 1:56 pm.

What is the best communion wafer? To find out, we asked our readers for their suggestions. Then we spoke with three folks who manage that detail for their houses of worship about their favorites. Here are the communion wafers we recommend.

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Communion Wafer 101

There are three basic types of communion bread: hard (squares), soft (small bits of bread) and wafers (flat round bread). 

Also called the Eucharist, sacramental bread or host, communion wafer traditions vary from religion to religion. Here are the best bets:

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Best Budget-Friendly

Made in the USA
We like how economical this large box—yes, 1000 pieces which are packed in sets of 100. Great for larger churches.
$14.79 ($0.01 / Count)

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Best For Small Congregations

No additives
Larger sized wafers are designed to be broken into smaller pieces for congregants. Also nice: embossed cross.
$8.09 ($0.16 / Count)

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Best Taste

Fresh and crispy
These bread squares are wood oven baked, which gives then a superior taste in our opinion. Good bang for the buck.
$9.39 ($1.88 / Ounce)

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Best Crisp Texture

Good bang for buck
Made in Poland, these wafers had a light, fresh taste. We liked the packaging: 10 rolls of 100 pieces.
$21.00 ($0.02 / Count)

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