Pizzelles (Classic Italian Cookies)

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by jenpalombi

A light and crunchy Italian cookie. I've never been a big fan of anise, so I make mine with a light lemon flavor instead. You'll need a pizzelle iron to make these. They're a family favorite here!

Top Review by Chef Italiano

Very Crispy! I made them with Orange Extract in place of the Lemon, and they were spectacular!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat a nonstick pizzelle iron.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs. Slowly add the sugar and continue whisking until well blended.
  3. Whisk in the extracts. Slowly whisk in the melted butter in a steady stream and continue whisking until mixture is smooth.
  4. Slowly add the flour and continue to whisk until it is completely incorporated into the batter.
  5. Drop 1 TBSP batter onto center of each side of your pizzelle iron, close and clasp. Cook for 30-60 seconds depending on your iron.
  6. Remove with a small spatula and cool completely.
  7. Repeat with remaining batter.

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