Trish Morris


Favorite Italian Cookie


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makes 30 -40
10 Min
30 Min


  • 6
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    melted butter. do not use oil substitute
  • 2 Tbsp
    anise seeds or 2 tsp anise extract
  • 3 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • ·
    pinch salt
  • ·
    if you don't care for the taste of anise i would recommend almond or vanilla extract

How to Make Pizzelle


  1. Beat eggs and add sugar gradually. Beat until smooth. Add cooled butter and anise seeds or extract.
  2. Sift flour and baking powder. Add flour mixture into the egg mixture and blend till smooth. Dough will be sticky enough to drop by spoon ( use a standard kitchen teaspoon)
  3. Heat pizzelle iron on med- high heat. Drop a teaspoon in the middle and close. Cook for 30 seconds on each side. Cook times vary depending on the dough's consistency and the preference for browning.

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About Pizzelle

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #Anise, #Italian

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