Gingerbread Pizzelle


Spicy gingerbread-flavored pizzelle taste like the winter holidays, but can be served any time of year! Ice them if you wish. Store in a tightly-sealed container.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
22 mins
5 dozen


  • 4 cups whole wheat flour

  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice

  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup molasses

  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest

  • 6 medium eggs


  1. Preheat pizzelle baker according to manufacturer's instructions.

  2. Mix whole wheat flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, cloves, and black pepper together in a large bowl.

  3. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat. Stir white sugar, brown sugar, molasses, and orange zest into saucepan until well-combined. Add 1/2 of the flour mixture, stirring until smooth. Add eggs; mix until smooth. Stir in remaining flour mixture, mixing until batter is smooth.

  4. Drop spoonfuls of batter onto the preheated pizzelle baker. Bake until browned, about 1 1/2 minutes.

Cook's Note:

If you have a mini pizzelle baker, cook pizzelle for about 35 seconds.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

86 Calories
4g Fat
12g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 60
Calories 86
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 64mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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