Pizzelles II


An thin traditional anise flavored Italian cookie made with a pizzelle iron.

close up view of a pile of Pizzelles garnished with powdered sugar on a platter
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
3 dozen


  • 6 eggs

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 1 cup margarine, melted and cooled

  • 2 tablespoons anise extract

  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 4 teaspoons baking powder


  1. Beat eggs and sugar with an electric mixer until fluffy. Stir in the melted margarine and anise extract. Combine the flour and baking powder; stir in gradually. Dough will be sticky.

  2. Preheat your pizzelle iron according to the manufacturer's instructions. Drop batter by rounded spoonfuls onto the iron. Close and cook for about 90 seconds, or until steam stops coming out of the iron. Carefully remove and cool. Store in an airtight tin at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

270 Calories
12g Fat
36g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 270
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 249mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 5g
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 56mg 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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