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Gingerbread Pizzelle

Rated as 2 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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22 m servings 86
Original recipe yields 60 servings (5 dozen)


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  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.
  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 86 calories; 3.7 12.2 1.8 27 63 Full nutrition

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I doubled the spices, and the flavor was still mild. Flavor was better the next day, but then they lost their crispness, as with any pizelle recipe.

These don't even taste like gingerbread. I suggest upping all the spices except for black pepper. maybe the ginger should be 1 Tablespoon?