Waffle Irons: Reviews, Guides & Recipes

Step up your brunch game with our guide to the almighty waffle iron. We cover recipes, waffle-maker techniques, product recommendations and more.

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Chili-Topped Cornbread Waffles

2 reviews

My daughter inspired this cornbread waffles recipe. Everyone in my family loves chili except her, so we had an idea—cornbread waffles topped with chili and all the fixings! It was a hit. —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas

Waffled Monte Cristos

6 reviews

My husband and I enjoy Monte Cristos so much that I created this non-fried version to cut down on fat....


Waffle Iron Chocolate Cookies

1 review

I reach for this recipe when I need a special dessert that requires little fuss. The cookies are quickly made...


Waffled Pizza Bites

1 review

The whole family will love this playful twist on waffles. Mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses are sandwiched between two layers of...


Waffled French Toast

Are waffles too much trouble on a busy morning? Try this quick and clever alternative. I drizzle crispy slices of...

Traditional Waffles

10 reviews

Once I made these light and tasty waffles for my family, they never let me use a prepackaged mix again!...


Dutch Cream Waffles

2 reviews

"My grandmother made these waffles in a waffle iron on a wood-burning stove," says Barbara Syme of Peoria, Arizona. "The...

French Toast Waffles

3 reviews

I’m a from-scratch cook but also like shortcuts. Since we love French toast and waffles, I use a waffle iron...


Easy Morning Waffles

10 reviews

Making your own fluffy waffles from scratch takes no time at all, and the touch of cinnamon in these beats...


Sweet Potato Waffles with Nut Topping

11 reviews

Ready in just minutes, these tender waffles have a wonderfully sweet and crunchy topping. What a mouthwatering way to get...


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Peanut Butter & Jelly Waffles

11 reviews

Don't count out the grown-ups when it comes to craving these golden brown waffles flavored with peanut butter and just...

Gingerbread Buttermilk Waffles

12 reviews

We created this recipe so folks could enjoy the festive flavor of gingerbread at breakfast. For a pretty look, sprinkle...


Whole-Grain Waffle Mix

4 reviews

My mother-in-law shared the recipe for these golden waffles our daughter, Kayla, loves. Just add a few ingredients to the...


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BLT Waffle Sliders

4 reviews

Craving a BLT for breakfast? Try a deliciously different version that features crisp bacon and fresh tomatoes between two golden...


Black Forest Waffles

1 review

With their dark chocolate flavor and cherry and cream topping, these waffles add a fancy touch to brunch with very...


Oat Waffles

4 reviews

These family favorites have more fiber and less fat than standard waffles. My 2 year-old daughter loves them with fresh...

Bacon and Chive Waffles

These savory waffles are a deliciously different light supper, suggests Edie DeSpain of Logan, Utah.


Chocolaty Dessert Waffles

1 review

"The mild chocolate flavor and cake-like texture makes these waffles a delightful dessert," reports Phalice Ayers of Spokane, Washington.


Strawberry-Topped Waffles

6 reviews

Topped with a sweet strawberry sauce, these tender from-scratch waffles will make a breakfast or brunch truly special. This recipe...


Yogurt Waffles

2 reviews

Yogurt lends the flavorful difference to these soft waffles. Topped with additional yogurt and fresh fruit, they look especially tempting...


Waffles From Scratch

10 reviews

On Saturdays, my mom and I always went shopping, but before we left, she made my favorite lunch, homemade waffles...


Crisp Chocolate Chip Waffles

This variation on classic waffles is a great choice when you're in a rush. The recipe makes a big batch,...


Coconut Waffles

1 review

So tender they almost melt in your mouth, these waffles have a hint of coconut flavor in every bite. We...


Oatmeal Waffles with Orange Ricotta Topping

I like how the oatmeal lends a natural sweetness and nutty flavor to these waffles. Instead of serving them with...

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Cottage Cheese Waffles

3 reviews

Cottage cheese and extra eggs make these waffles soft and moist, with a different texture than other waffles. This is...


Sour Cream Cardamom Waffles

1 review

Cardamom has such a delicate flavor. I've been making coffee cakes with this interesting spice for years, and now I...


Coconut Pecan Waffles

1 review

Toasted coconut and pecans add a nutty taste to these delicious waffles from our home economists. Give them a try...


Lemon Poppy Seed Waffles

1 review

Lemon comes through nicely in these poppy seed-dotted waffles from our home economists. They used a convenient biscuit mix to...


Canadian Bacon Waffles

Our home economists cut prep time for this recipe by relying on a biscuit/baking mix. Canadian bacon in the batter...


Oatmeal Buttermilk Waffles

2 reviews

Our grandkids visit for a week at a time during school breaks and summer vacations. This recipe gives our morning...