Is your waffle iron collecting dust? If you don’t have time to make a hot breakfast often, it might be. But if you get creative, you’ll quickly realize that the waffle iron is good for so much more than breakfast foods. Make portable pizzas, awesome burgers or a yummy dessert to feed your family with these insanely good waffle iron recipes. Yum!
Make crunchy ham and cheese hashbrowns right in your waffle maker. Instead of a greasy mess, the waffle iron allows you to use less oil when cooking.
Biscuits and gravy are my absolute favorite breakfast. It’s a southern thing. But Waffle Biscuits and Gravy are a great alternative when you don’t have time to roll and cut out made-from-scratch biscuits.
A waffle omelet is the perfect way to start your day.
Turn tater tots into hashbrown waffles and pair with a fried egg or a hefty dollop of ketchup.
Lunch or Dinner
Make your favorite chili recipe, and pour cornbread batter into the waffle iron to whip up a batch of these cornbread waffles with chili and fixins’. Mmm, comfort food!
Make your favorite breakfast sandwich in waffle form: Ham, Egg and Cheese Biscuit Wafflewiches.
Make quesadillas for two quickly with your waffle iron! Just pop tortillas in there, add your favorite toppings, fold in half, and press.
Pizza Waffles paired with marinara sauce would make the perfect lunch for you or the kids.
For a healthier option with a big dose of veggies, try Zucchini Parmesan Waffles. They’re also terrific with marinara sauce!
Waffled Bun Bacon Cheeseburgers will be an instant hit with your family. The golden, toasty biscuit buns are a nice change of pace from traditional burger buns.
Pop your cheese sandwich in the waffle iron for a crispy exterior and gooey, cheesy interior.
Desserts from a Waffle Iron?
Red Velvet Waffle Cookies with cream cheese icing? I think I’m in heaven!
5 Minute Brownie Waffles are the perfect dessert when you just don’t have time to make dessert!
Are these Carrot Cake Waffles breakfast or dessert? Who cares! Just get in my belly!
Doughnut Waffles with Maple Glaze make a yummy and portable breakfast on the go.
Don’t these Apple Fritter Waffles look like something you could get at a fair?
Enjoy the taste of churros without the deep-frying. Make Churro Waffles instead.
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