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Oven baked Pizzelle Cookies

A classic Italian cookie that you can make without a Pizzelle Maker
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 30


  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups of all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp of vanilla
  • 3 tiny drops of anise to do this, pour a tiny amount of anise on to a spoon. Slowly turn the spoon downward over your mixture and wait for 3 tiny drops to fall and then you are done!
  • 1 stick (8 tbsof melted unsalted butter
  • 1/4 tsp of salt


  • Whisk together your eggs, sugar, vanilla and anise in a medium bowl.
  • Now add your flour, salt and baking powder and mix it well until there are no lumps and it looks smooth.
  • Now add your melted butter and mix that in to your mixture.
  • Making the cookie shapes:
  • Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease 3-4 cookie sheets.
  • With a cookie press, add your dough into the cookie press and make your shapes on to the cookie sheet. If you do not have a cookie press, you can scoop a heaping teaspoon full of dough onto your cookie sheet and gently press the tops down with your fingers before baking.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until your cookies begin to get light golden in color.
  • Let cool on a cooling rack completely.
  • Enjoy!