Italian Pizzelle Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Hungarian Gypsy

This recipe comes from my Italian aunt, who every Christmas makes some of the best cookies. You can substitute vanilla and lemon extract for flavor variation. Sometimes it helps to be smarter than a 5th grader when you make these.

Top Review by russo2919

casrfully purchased, weighted and meaured all the ingredence. I was greatly disapaointed, It was soupy anb the more flower to correct the cosistance didn't make it any better. The cookies spread very thin and stuch to both the top and bottom. I had to use to tooth pick to get all the mess out of the machine. I would ner supperst this recipe. A few adjustments are needed and then they could be the best. Pam

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt oleo or butter and mix in sugar.
  2. Let mixture cool.
  3. Add eggs and flour.
  4. Add baking powder and anise flavoring.
  5. Add additional flour as needed to make soft dough.
  6. Refrigerate dough to make it easier to work with.
  7. Drop by spoonfuls onto your pizzelle iron.
  8. Cook 1 minute or until lightly golden brown.
  9. Let them cool before stacking, this will help make your cookies crisp.

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