The secret to these cookies is the iron. A good pizzelle iron and knowing how it heats will make or break the outcome. It’s like knowing the difference between cooking with gas or electric. A pizzelle iron can be compared to a waffle iron in the way it works. If you can make a waffle then you can make a pizzelle. Serve these dusted with powdered sugar, with jam on top, or try my favorite with nutella! #pizzelle #cookie See also Ultimate Cookie Bloopers for more recipes!
If you can use a waffle iron or a curling iron then you can make these! #pizzelle #cookie
- 3 eggs
- 1 3/4 c. flour
- 1/2 tsp. anise seed or extract (optional see substitution ideas below)
- 1/2 c. UNSALTED butter (1/4 lb.)
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 3/4 c. sugar
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- Beat eggs and sugar.
- Add cooled melted butter and vanilla and anise.
- Sift flour and baking powder and add to egg mixture.
- Drop the stiff batter by spoon onto the iron.
The batter can be refrigerated and used at a later time if you get called away or want to cook later.
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Serving Size 1 cookie
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 25 mg
Total Carbohydrates 9 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 1 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.