Maple Walnut Pizzelles

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By
@starryrose

"Pizzelles are light wafer cookies made from a simple batter flavored with a hint of lemon or in this case, maple. The batter is cooked on a special pizzelle iron (also known as a cialde iron) which embosses the cookies with decorative patterns such as flowers and stars. In central Italy, where the pizzelle originated, families would choose their own distinctive patterns and pass them down from generation to generation. These are a tradition for Italian families in R.I. & Mass".


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Serves:

16-24

Prep:

10 Min

Ingredients

3
eggs
3/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
butter, melted & cooled
3 tsp
real maple syrup (not pancake syrup)
1 c
walnuts, finely chopped
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and sugar together.
2
Add cooled butter, maple syrup and walnuts.
3
In another bowl, sift flour and baking powder and add to egg mixture. Batter will be stiff enough to be dropped by spoon onto the grids.
4
Drop one heaping teaspoon of batter on preheated pizzelle iron grid. Close iron and bake according to manufacturer's directions approximately 30-40 seconds depending on your preference for browning, or the consistency of the batter.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy