Grandma Rose's Signature Vanilla Pizzelles

30 servings

  • 3 ½ cups flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ lb (2 sticks) butter, melted
  • High temperature cooking spray to grease the iron and confectioner’s sugar for dusting on the cookies
  1. Sift together flour and baking powder in a medium bowl and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs until blended then add in granulated sugar and beat with an electric mixture until smooth. Add vanilla extract and butter, beating continuously until incorporated.
  3. With mixer on low speed, add flour mixture gradually until fully incorporated and batter is smooth. Do not over mix.
  4. Heat pizzelle iron according to manufacturer instructions. Spray press with high temperature cooking spray.
  5. When iron is hot, drop batter by tablespoons into the center of each cookie well. Close press and cook until indicator light shows the cookies are ready.
  6. Transfer hot cookies to a baking rack to cool. Repeat until all dough has been used.
  7. Dust pizzelles with confectioner’s sugar. Cookies will stay fresh in an airtight container for up to two weeks.