Classic Vanilla Pizzelle Recipe

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A straightforward Pizzelle recipe for the old classic Italian cookie. Gently sweetened and flavored with vanilla or perhaps anise, they are ideal for holiday gift-giving!




  1. Preheat pizzelle iron and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, butter, anise or vanilla extract, baking powder, and eggs. Drop slightly rounded tablespoons of batter on to pizzelle iron and close.
  3. Bake as directed by manufacturer or until golden brown, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Using a nonstick spatula, remove each pizzelle to a cooling rack; repeat with remaining batter.
  4. Cool completely and dust with powdered sugar if desired.


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Keywords: pizelle, vanilla