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Squash Waffles Recipe

Mashed acorn squash provides the moistness in these soft golden waffles from Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. "They are a good way to sneak veggies into to your family's meals without them noticing. Our kids love them, so I always make a double batch," she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:5 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup mashed cooked acorn squash
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Maple syrup


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. combine the eggs, milk, squash and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until combined. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions until golden brown. Serve with syrup. Yield: 10 waffles.