ready in: under 30 minutes
recipe id: 6080
3 eggs, beaten
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2 cup flour, (more as needed)
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon anise seed or extract
Add and beat ingredients together in order listed (use smaller amt. of flour for thinner pizzelle).
Drop by rounded spoonful onto center of preheated griddle. Close lid and immediately clip handles together. Allow to cook until steaming stops--about 60 seconds. Remove with fork. Allow to cool on wire rack or towels. (While hot may be rolled into cylinder or shaped into cone.) May dust with powdered sugar.
Store in airtight container.
Variations: Lemon: Omit vanilla and anise. Add 2 teaspoons and 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel to the Basic Recipe.
Chocolate: Mix 3 tablespoons cocoa and 3 tablespoons sugar. Add to Basic Recipe.
Nut: Add 1 1/2 cup very finely chopped ground nuts to Basic Recipe or Chocolate Pizzelles.
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