An easy Pizzelle recipe for the classic Italian cookie. Lightly sweetened and flavored with vanilla or anise, they are perfect for holiday gift-giving!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 36 to 40 cookies
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup butter melted and cooled
- 1 tablespoon anise or vanilla extract
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 4 eggs
Preheat pizzelle iron
and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray.
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, butter, anise or vanilla extract, baking powder, and eggs. Drop slightly rounded tablespoons of batter on to pizzelle iron and close.
Bake as directed by manufacturer or until golden brown, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Using a nonstick spatula, remove each pizzelle to a cooling rack; repeat with remaining batter.
Cool completely and dust with powdered sugar if desired.