Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
- 18 large eggs
- 3-1/2 cups sugar
- 1-1/4 cups canola oil
- 1 tablespoon anise oil
- 6-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sugar and oils until smooth. Gradually add flour and mix well.
- Bake in a preheated pizzelle iron according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts1 cookie: 113 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
Dec 3, 2019
I have a recipe that I have been using for years. I use 4oz of anise oil and a jigger of whiskey. Also use anise seed. Started making these on the stove one at a time.
Dec 17, 2018
I got a pizelle baker about 40-45 years ago from my daughter with the request to learn how to make these cookies. Now these many years later they are still a family favorite requested for Christmas gift giving. I make hers TRIPLE the anise flavor
Dec 14, 2014
4 star rating GREAT Recipe! I too have a real Pizzelle Maid Automatic Iron and the recipe that came with it has lots of eggs in it, too. I believe the real Italian recipes do have lots of eggs, the other recipes must come with the waffle iron that converts into pizzelle iron. They are delicious and I don't use anise in mine, (my family doesn't care licorce) I use rum instead. Wonderful cookies. My recipe differs a little bit from this one. Bake on
Mar 9, 2013
Can you use less eggs???
Aug 4, 2012
Oh yes! This Pizzelli Recipe is the real deal. I personally love the anise oil flavoring. I am amazied at the size of the recipe. The yield is 84 Servings (7 Dozen Cookies). They will store well, sealed into an airtight container. I will love giving them as Christmas presents at Christmas, or any other Special Occassions for those who love Italian Pizzelli. Count on getting a new electric Pizzelli Iron, rather than counting on a stove top iron. Enjoy!
Jan 29, 2012
My Italian grandma had a recipe just like this. True Italian pizzelles require a lot of eggs.
Dec 17, 2011
I have a recipe for Pizzelle which came with my Pizzelle Iron but mine only calls for 3 eggs this one calls for way to many eggs.