Feast your eyes on this list of easy and inventive waffle iron recipes! Now you don’t need to wonder what to do with your waffle maker aside from breakfast treats!
So bring out your waffle iron. It’s time to make snacks, mind-blowing desserts, and filling meals!
Inventive Waffle Iron Recipes You Must Try
Waffle Iron Recipes
Time to discover the waffle iron and its uses. Aside from giving you the best-tasting waffles, there are tons of easy recipes you can make with it.
1. Pumpkin Waffle
This pumpkin waffle isn’t too late for the fall season. The mixture is well-spiced and packed with the delicious flavors of fall. Try this waffle with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream and it’s an instant dessert!
2. Ice Cream Tacos
With a simple waffle maker, you can create a beautiful and drool-worthy concoction. These ice-cream tacos are absolute crowd-pleaser desserts to serve at your next brunch.
3. Ham, Egg, and Cheese Biscuit Waffle Sandwich
Start your day right with this tasty waffle sandwich. They’re loaded with your favorite morning treats. Ham, egg, cheese, biscuits, and waffles in one easy dish! A true contender in waffle iron recipes.
4. Potato, Egg, and Cheese Waffles
A simple potato and egg mixture cooked in a waffle maker for a more enticing look. These waffles are hearty squares of egg, potato, and cheese. This is one of those waffle iron recipes that are great any time of the day.
5. Cornbread Waffles
Serve these cornbread waffles as a meal. And make all the good stuff like chili and fixins’ appetizers or snacks. The perfect treat for game day!
6. Stuffed Pizza Waffles
All the goodness of your favorite snack between two squares of biscuit dough. This recipe calls for cheese, pizza sauce, and pepperoni. But you can definitely add whatever pizza toppings you want.
Make sure not to overload the dough, though. It’s a quick snack the kids will love!
7. Waffle Grilled Cheese
It’s a unique way of enjoying your sandwich, giving it a nice texture and crunch.
8. French Toast Waffle Sticks
9. Waffle Omelette
Now here’s one of those stress-free waffle iron recipes. You’ll get both omelet and waffles, but without the extra work. Thanks to your waffle iron, of course. Omelet waffles are easy and worth a try!
10. Waffle Iron Quesadillas
Looking for the easiest and the quickest way to cook ooey-gooey quesadillas? Well, don’t forget you have a waffle iron sitting on your countertop. Use that and make a tasty meal in as fast as 15 minutes!
11. Cake Mix Waffles
These cake mix waffles are the perfect go-to desserts you can make when you have a surprise dinner guest. They pair perfectly with chocolate syrup and a scoop of ice cream.
12. Apple Pie Waffles
This delicious treat is apple pie taken to a whole new level of yumminess! You can quickly transform a simple apple pie into a dessert everybody will drool over.
13. Bruschetta Waffle Panini
Here’s a waffle panini sandwich with a refreshing taste. Every bite is bursting with tangy and fresh flavors. Thanks to the onion, tomato, basil, and balsamic vinegar.
14. One Minute Waffle Iron Baked Apples
In one minute, you can whip up a delicious and healthy treat for your kids. So instead of serving a bowl of chips, plug in your waffle iron and try these waffle iron baked apples.
15. Waffle Macaroni and Cheese
Breakfast for dinner, anyone? Bring your leftover mac n’ cheese back to life with this easy and fun recipe. This waffled macaroni and cheese is perfect for brunch, snack time, and for a quick and light dinner.
16. Doughnut Waffles
With one bite, you won’t get enough. Enjoy the heavenly goodness of waffles and doughnuts. Now made even tastier with homemade whipped cream and Nutella. These doughnut waffles are the perfect treats to pair with coffee.
17. Peanut Butter and Strawberry Jelly Compote Waffles
Peanut butter and strawberry jelly compote waffles are ideal for our health-conscious friends. They’re completely gluten-free and vegan, so you don’t have to worry about overeating. Stun everyone with this delightful dessert!
18. Mashed Potato, Cheddar, and Chive Waffles
Enjoy a classic all-time favorite in a more exciting way. These mashed potato waffles are no ordinary globs of carbs. They are covered with oozing cheese and sprinkled with chives!
19. Leftover Stuffing Waffles
Leave nothing to waste with these awesome leftover stuffing waffles. You can also pair these waffles with your leftover cranberry sauce sitting in your fridge. A super easy recipe that is sure to please!
20. Churro Waffles
When churros and waffles met, it gave rise to a decadent treat! It’s easy and tempting! If you haven’t tried churros before, this recipe is the best way to start with.
21. Waffled Cinnamon Rolls
I’ve been trying to switch things up every week with waffle iron recipes. And that’s how these waffled cinnamon rolls landed on our breakfast plates.
Since they’re so easy and so yummy too, I don’t get tired of preparing these waffles for my family.
22. Waffled Soft Pretzels
Pretzels plus waffle iron recipes? We got you! Bring out your pretzel dough and cook it in a waffle maker. Then you can enjoy these soft and tasty soft waffle pretzels.
Dip them in your favorite syrup and jam for an extraordinary dessert experience.
23. Oatmeal-Chocolate Chip Waffle Cookies
These mini waffles a.k.a. oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are the cutest things you can make in your waffle iron. They make great after school snacks.
24. Jam-Filled Waffle Pops
Who doesn’t love waffles on a stick? These treats on a stick are irresistible! Filled with strawberry jam, they’re easily the sweetest waffle you’ll ever have!
25. Sweet Potato Waffles
Watch this awesome video by Tasty for more inspiration on what you can make in your waffle maker:
I’m sure you’re going to want to invest in a good waffle iron after these unique waffle iron recipes. You should! I hope you enjoyed these inventive waffle iron recipes as much as we do!
Which of these waffle iron recipes are you planning to try? Let us know in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on November 30, 2020, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.