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5 from 4 votes


A light crisp cookie that is slightly sweet and delicious! An Italian classic!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: cookies
Servings: 100 3-inch cookies
Calories: 44kcal
Author: Tricia


  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter melted and slightly cooled
  • 8 tablespoons margarine melted and slightly cooled
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 teaspoons Anise extract
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder


  • Cream the butter, margarine and sugar together. Add the eggs and Anise and beat until the mixture is creamy.
  • Sift the flour and baking powder into the batter and mix until blended. If the batter is too thick you can add a tablespoons of water, or a little flour if it's too thin.
  • Bake the Pizzelles according to the manufactures directions. Store in an airtight container.


Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. When multiple ingredient alternatives are given, the first listed is calculated for nutrition. Garnishes and optional ingredients are not included.


Calories: 44kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg