Italian Pizzele Waffle Cookies // Pizzelles are traditional Italian waffle cookies often vanilla, anise, or lemon zest. Pizzelle are popular during holidays and often found alongside other traditional Italian pastries such as cannoli. The cookie dough or
Salvatore Elefante's traditional sfogliatelle recipe has the characteristic many-layered seashell shape of the classic Neapolitan pastry, along with the rich semolina and ricotta filling. These Italian pastries are often known as 'lobster tails' in reference to their shape.