At last, the beloved cookie is now gluten-free friendly! You'll need a pizzelle iron to make these delicate Italian waffle cookies. Prepare the recipe using the Cannoli Shell Variation to make delicious cannoli.

Recipe by Cooking Light July 2014


Credit: Oxmoor House

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6 mins
32 mins
Serves 22 (serving size: 1 pizzelle)


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  • Preheat pizzelle iron.

  • Weigh or lightly spoon potato starch and flours into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine potato starch, flours, granulated sugar, and next 3 ingredients (through salt) in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.

  • Combine 1/4 cup warm water and next 5 ingredients (through egg white) in a large bowl; stir with a whisk. Slowly add flour mixture to egg mixture; stir with a whisk until smooth.

  • Coat pizzelle iron with cooking spray. Spoon 1 tablespoon batter onto hot iron, spreading batter to edges. Cook according to manufacturer’s instructions. Repeat procedure with remaining batter. Top pizzelles with powdered sugar.

  • Cannoli Shell Variation: Remove hot pizzelle from iron; wrap around a cannoli mold or the handle of a large wooden spoon, overlapping edges of shell. Remove shell from mold; cool on a wire rack.


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Nutrition Facts

62 calories; fat 2.3g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 0.9g; carbohydrates 10g; fiber 0.2g; cholesterol 20mg; iron 0.2mg; sodium 55mg; calcium 11mg.