This recipe calls for a batter-like dough and is baked on a pizzelle iron. Powdered sugar adds an elegant touch. In the Italian version, vanilla is replaced by anise. Chocolate may also be used.
This requires a pizzelle iron, similar to a waffle iron in appearance. Makes thin wafer-like cookies with snowflake designs, an Italian tradition for Christmas or anytime.
A fall flavor in a traditional Italian cookie! If desired, dust with confectioners' sugar before serving.
You must have a pizzelle iron to make these wafer thin cookies. My pizzelle iron is the single cookie iron that you break into 4 triangles.
Italian Pizzelles made with anise oil. You will need to have a pizzelle iron to make these cookies. This recipe makes a very large batch.
Grandma's Italian Pizzelle Cookies
An Italian waffle cookie made with a pizzelle iron. Sprinkled with powdered sugar. Once completely cooled, store in a container with a well-fitting lid.
A thin and crispy Italian wafer flavored with orange zest. Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without orange pizzelle! I own a Villaware® Prima Pizzelle Baker. It makes 2 pizzelle at a time. Store in an airtight container.
My Hungarian grandmother makes this thin and delicate version of the traditional pizzelle. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and store in an airtight container.
My great-grandmother's pizzelle recipe, which my mother has adapted for pizzelle presses or irons (I use a Cuisinart® double pizzelle press). A family must-have at all of our holiday dinners, especially Christmas!