Total Time:  35 min
Prep Time:  5 min
Cook Time: 30 min

Servings: 25

This Christmas pizzelle recipe is great for the holiday. If you don’t place a lot of batter on the press, the cookies come out looking like snowflakes. Also, you can bend, fold, and decorate to your hearts content to Christmas them up.

christmas pizzelle


  • 1 ½ cup C&H pure cane granulated white sugar
  • 3 large Wilcox eggs
  • ½ cup Tillamook butter- melted
  • 1 tsp McCormick vanilla extract – or McCormick anise extract
  • 2 cups Gold medal flour
  • 1 ½ tsp Rumford baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp Morton iodized salt
  • holiday decorations


Beat together sugar, eggs, butter and vanilla. Add flour, baking powder and salt and mix well. The dough should be sticky enough to be dropped from a spoon. Heat pizzelle electric iron 7-8 minutes and drop 1 heaping teaspoon of batter on each pizzelle form. Bake 1 minute until golden brown. Shape pizzelle into the shape you want and then decorate away!

More about Pizzelle

Pizzelles are thought to have originated in the middle region of Italy in ancient times. They were used to mark annual celebrations. Originally baked over an open fire, they were embossed with their family crest or village of origin. Over time, pizzelles were made for Christmas and Easter

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