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Chocolate Almond Pizzelles

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min./batch + cooling

Makes

about 4 dozen

If you love fun baking gadgets, you'll enjoy making these crispy, almond-flavored cookies, which get their unique waffle design from a pizzelle maker. They bake up golden brown in only a few minutes. Feel free to double the chocolate drizzle if you'd like to cover the cookies more generously. —Hannah Riley, Norwalk, Ohio
Chocolate Almond Pizzelles Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 teaspoons almond extract
  • Chopped almonds

Directions

  1. Preheat pizzelle maker. Beat the first 4 ingredients until smooth. In another bowl, whisk together flour and baking powder; stir into egg mixture.
  2. Bake in pizzelle maker according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown. Cool completely on wire racks.
  3. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and butter; stir until smooth. Stir in cocoa, water and extract until blended. Drizzle over pizzelles. Sprinkle with almonds; let stand until set. Store in airtight containers.

Nutrition Facts

1 pizzelle: 86 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 55mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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