Pizzelle Cookies

by National Cookie Network

I can’t believe it! There is actually a cookie I’ve never heard of!!!

So when I ran across a description of this cookie on a web site, I just had to learn more!

Pizzelles are interesting and versatile cookies.

A thin, crispy, golden brown Italian cookie made from flour, eggs, sugar, butter and flavoring, such as vanilla, anise or lemon zest. It is cooked in a special pizzelle iron, similar to a waffle iron, that has a decorative pattern, typically a snowflake, which is impressed into the cookie. The cookie can be sprinkled with powdered sugar. Unsugared when it is still soft, it can be rolled up into a cone for ice cream.

http://www.thenibble.com/reviews/main/cereals/pancake-glossary.asp

 

I found a recipe that seems to be pretty universal. I will have to try these and see how they turn out. Apparently, small changes such as types of oil used, make a big difference in the taste of these cookies. So the possibilities are endless.

If you try these, I’d love to know what you think of them. Are they worth the effort of making them? let me know!

Happy Baking!

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Karen Manasco December 8, 2013 at 1:27 am

So glad you’ve discovered the wonderful joys of the Pizzelle!

They are a fabulous, and very quick cookie, with a plethora of recipes. Enjoy!

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