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Sweet Potato Waffles with Nut Topping Recipe

Sweet Potato Waffles with Nut Topping Recipe

Ready in just minutes, these tender waffles have a wonderfully sweet and crunchy topping. What a mouthwatering way to get your family out of bed in the morning! —Christine Keating, Norwalk, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min./batch YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/3 cups 2% milk
  • 1 cup canned sweet potatoes, mashed
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash salt
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • Maple syrup

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the biscuit mix, brown sugar and spices. In another bowl, whisk the egg, milk, sweet potatoes, oil and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until combined.
  • 2. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add pecans and walnuts. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add the brown sugar, water, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Serve waffles with topping and syrup. Yield: 12 waffles.

Nutritional Facts

2 waffles with about 2 tablespoons topping (calculated without syrup) equals 457 calories, 28 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 598 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.