Total Time
1hr 20mins
20 mins
1 hr

Simple recipe from Cuisinart (modified slightly) for our traditional cookies. Since I make My Nana's Aniseed Cookies, I do not use Anise in these. I also use slightly more sugar to make them crisp.

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  1. Measure flour and baking powder into sifter and place on wax paper.
  2. Beat eggs and sugar on medium speed until thick, about 1 minute.
  3. Reduce speed and slowly add butter and vanilla, continue beating until combined.
  4. Sift in flour mixture, (including flour on wax paper) and combine by hand, mixing only to combine, do not over mix.
  5. At this point, batter may be chilled overnight.
  6. Prepare Pizzelle grids with oil or cooking spray.
  7. Place 1 1/2 - 2 teaspoons on grid(s) and bake.