Grandma’s Italian Pizzelle Cookies

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  • Published Nov 30th
  • Ready In1h
  • Servings30
  • Calories94
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.

Grandma’s Italian Pizzelle Cookies Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Grandma’s Italian Pizzelle Cookies for 30 servings:

  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon anise extract
  • cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar, or to taste

Grandma’s Italian Pizzelle Cookies Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook30m
  • Ready In1h

To cook Grandma’s Italian Pizzelle Cookies, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Grandma’s Italian Pizzelle Cookies is about 30 minutes , and you can serve your Grandma’s Italian Pizzelle Cookies within 1 hour . The following are the steps to cook Grandma’s Italian Pizzelle Cookies easily:

  1. 1 Preheat a pizzelle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.
  2. 2 Beat eggs, sugar, and butter together using an electric mixer. Add flour and extracts; beat until combined.
  3. 3 Spray the inside of iron lightly with cooking spray.
  4. 4 Drop batter by teaspoonfuls into the center of each pizzelle grid. Close lid and bake until steam stops and cookies are light golden brown, 45 to 60 seconds.
  5. 5 Peel pizzelle off using a fork and lay flat on a newspaper. Sprinkle with powdered sugar while warm and let sit for 1 minute. Dust the other side. Repeat with remaining batter to make about 30 cookies.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Margarine can be used in place of butter.
  • Substitute almond extract for the anise extract if preferred.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 94 calories; 5.1 grams of fat; 10.9 grams of carbohydrates; 1.2 gram of protein; 29 milligrams of cholesterol; 39 milligrams of sodium.

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