Pizzelles – the Italian waffle cookie

As we enter the holiday season, I wanted to share a recipe with you that my family has used for generations. Buon Natale e Felice Nuovo Anno!!!
6 eggs beaten
2 blocks butter or 1/2 lb. melted
1 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. anise oil or vanilla
3 cups flour
Mix and drop dough by large tablespoon onto Pizzelle maker. Can make ahead and chill overnight. Option: sprinkle with powdered sugar.
To make chocolate Pizzelles, replace the 1 1/2 cup of sugar with 3 tsp. cocoa and 3 tsp. sugar.
I hope you enjoy them!!!

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