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Aunt Alba's Pizzelle

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"These are the best pizzelle out there! Make sure to use real anise oil, not extract, and only 1/2 teaspoon per batch is plenty. Buy anise oil on the internet if you can't find it locally."
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2 h 6 m servings 290
Original recipe yields 18 servings (36 cookies)


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  1. Whisk flour, sugar, eggs, shortening, baking powder, salt, and anise oil together in a large bowl. Refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat pizzelle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.
  3. Drop a spoonful of batter onto the preheated iron. Bake until golden, 30 to 40 seconds. Carefully remove pizzelle and cool on a cooling rack.


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  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 290 calories; 13.4 38.4 4.6 62 197 Full nutrition

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