Italian Waffle or Pizzelle – makes 3 doz.

1/2 cup Crisco
2/3 cup sugar
3 extra large eggs
1 3/4 cups flour
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking powder
pinch of salt

Cream Crisco and sugar. Add eggs, mix until smooth. Add flour, baking powder, salt & vanilla. The texture should be similar to a drop cookie dough. Drop by spoonful onto center of preheated Pizzelle iron grid. Close lid and clip handles together. Allow to cook until steaming stops – about 30- 45 seconds. Remove with fork. Allow to cool on wire rack or towels.