Italian Pizzelles

Kelly Lamontagne

By
@happyhomemaker

The flavor options are almost endless when making pizzelles from scratch.


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Serves:
30
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
3
eggs, beaten
3/4 c
granulated sugar
3/4 c
butter, melted
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 tsp
anise extract
powdered sugar

LEMON PIZZELLES:

2 tsp
lemon extract, in place of vanilla extract
1 tsp
lemon zest, grated, in place of anise extract

CHOCOLATE PIZZELLES:

3 Tbsp
unsweetened cocoa powder
3 Tbsp
sugar

NUT PIZZELLES:

1 1/2 c
nuts, ground or finely chopped

MAPLE PIZZELLES:

3 tsp
pure maple syrup, in place of vanilla & anise extract

LIQUEUR PIZZELLES:

2 tsp
favorite liqueur, in place of vanilla & anise

Step-By-Step

1In a bowl, sift together flour and baking powder.
2In electric mixer, beat together eggs and sugar, add the melted butter, vanilla and anise extract.
3Add the flour mixture and beat until smooth.
4Preheat your pizzelle iron according to manufacturer directions and lightly spray the pizzelle grids with non-stick spray or lightly brush with vegetable oil.
5Drop batter by rounded tablespoonful onto center of each preheated grid. This amount can vary according to the size of your pizzelle maker.
6Close lid and bake approximately 40-50 seconds, depending on your preference for browning and/or the consistency of your batter.
7Be sure to lay hot pizzelle's in single layer to cool completely.
8Once cooled dust with powdered sugar. May be stored stacked in an airtight bag.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy