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Pizzelles IV Recipe

Pizzelles IV

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"You will need a pizzelle iron to make these traditional Italian cookies."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings


  1. Preheat the pizzelle iron.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the eggs and sugar. Slowly add melted butter, vanilla, and anise extract, while mixing. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and anise seeds. If a thicker cookie is preferred, add 1/2 cup more flour.
  3. Drop cookies by rounded tablespoons onto the center of the grid. Close the iron and cook until steaming stops. This could take 30 to 90 seconds, depending on the iron used.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 21, 2004

This made a nice batter that was easy to work with. I substituted 1 tsp. of orange extract for one of the teaspoons of vanilla. The anise seed gives this a nice nutty texture. My only regret is that I didn't invest in a more expensive pizzelle maker that would have given me a deeper imprint.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 22, 2014

Flavor was great! But the cookies came out soft, and I wanted them crispy and light.

Dec 13, 2005

This is an absolute perfect recipe for pizzelles, they are delicious!

Jan 03, 2008

Just the recipe I was looking for, worked perfectly for my Teflon coated iron...The taste and texture were perfect. I followed a reviewers suggestion of putting the batter in a pastry bag, excellent tip! My recipe made more than 18.

Dec 13, 2008

My first time making pizzelles! I just gone done making this recipe and they turned out great! I omitted the anise extract & seeds, added more vanilla extract & 2 tsp of cinnamon. Thin & crisp, just like my Mom made!

Dec 23, 2010

This is by far the BEST pizzelle recipe I've ever tried. They did not stick to the iron at all and were really delicious in flavor.

Dec 21, 2011

Makes very good pizzelles.

Nov 25, 2011

was out of anise extract so we substituted almond extract…family loved the taste & texture


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  • Calories
  • 158 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17.3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 8.8 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 94 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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