32 Waffles Worth Waking Up For
Start your day off on the right foot with one of these irresistible waffle recipes.
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Craving a BLT for breakfast? Try a deliciously different version that features crisp bacon and fresh tomatoes between two golden cornmeal waffles. Prepare the waffles ahead of time and reheat in the toaster for quick assembly. —Stacy Joura, Stoneboro, Pennsylvania.
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Coffee Butter Waffles
The best waffle I’ve ever had was topped with caramelized bacon, maple syrup and coffee butter. You can make coffee butter at home by mixing 1/2 cup of softened butter, 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules, 2 teaspoons water, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar. —Maggie Knoebel, Culinary Assistant
One of my favorite waffle combos ever was a savory croque-madam—bechamel sauce, sliced ham and an over-easy egg. —Joe Hrdina, Country Designer
Lemon & Blueberry Waffles
I eat waffles with lemon curd and a blueberry sauce I make by simmering blueberries with a little water, sugar and a sprig of thyme. Remove from heat and stir in a tablespoon or two of butter. Top with whipped cream and lemon zest. —Jeanne Ambrose, Former Content Director
I like to spread mine with peanut or almond butter for some protein. Then I top them with fresh berries, kind of like a PB&J. —Shannon Norris, Senior Food Stylist
I like to dress a waffle with an over-easy egg, sprinkle it with sea salt and fresh ground pepper, then add a generous splash of maple syrup over it all. Here’s how to make an over-easy egg like a pro. —Deb Mulvey, Former Copy Chief
I make a churro-inspired version: I top waffles with cinnamon, whipped cream and dulce de leche sauce. —Justin Williams, Former Culinary Assistant
I top my waffles with Nutella, peanut butter, bananas and a sprinkling of crushed peanuts. Mmm. —Beth Tomkiw, Chief Content Officer