Italian Pizzelles Recipe

A thin and crispy waffle-like cookie. Tradition flavors these with anise, but any extract you prefer, almond or vanilla, would be delicious. These will soon be a tradition in your family once you taste these cookies.
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SERVINGS
36
Ingredients
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons anise, vanilla or almond extract
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
Directions
PREP
15 mins
COOK
60 seconds
READY IN
1 hr
Melt butter and set aside.

Beat eggs and sugar until light yeallow and thick ribbons fall from the whish, approximately 2-3 minutes.

Add melted butter, extract and lemon zest. Beat until blended.

Sift together flour and baking powder. Add half of the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, fold until just blended, add remaining flour and fold again, until just incorporated.

Heat pizzelle iron. Place about 1 Tablespoon of batter on grid, just behind the center of the pattern.

Bake until golden brown, about 30-60 seconds. Remove and cool on a rack. Repeat with remaining batter.

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"These cookies are worth the investment in the pizzelle iron! My favorite cookie of all time. Light and delicious. Must use almond extract!"
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