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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Apple Pie Ricotta Waffles

2 reviews

I had apples and ricotta cheese to use up, so instead of making a pie I decided to do something different. The result was these fluffy, tender waffles with just a hint of sweetness. —Teri Rasey, Cadillac, Michigan

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...


Date Waffles

1 review

"These moist waffles have a yummy cream cheese topping," describes Jean Gaines of Bullhead City, Arizona.


Cran-Orange Waffles

“These fluffy waffles are a real breakfast treat,” writes Nancy Zimmerman of Cape May Court House, New Jersey. “You can...

Herbed Mushroom & Bacon Waffles

All my family's favorites—crispy bacon, sauteed mushrooms and fresh parsley—are combined into one delicious buttermilk waffle. It's the absolute best...


Gingerbread Waffles with Cream Cheese Topping

1 review

Fans of gingerbread cookies will love these waffles! The breakfast treat features a delicious blend of molasses and spices. Add...

Banana Hazelnut Waffles

2 reviews

This recipe was created from my love of hazelnuts. My family loves these light, crisp waffles.—Karen Bomberger, Auburn, Alabama


Peanut Butter and Banana Waffles

3 reviews

I love bananas and I love to make breakfast, too. These are a refreshing change from your everyday waffles. I...


Red Velvet Waffles with Coconut Syrup

1 review

This recipe is special to me because my daughter just loves red velvet cake, and I'm always looking for ways...


Gingerbread Belgian Waffles

2 reviews

I like to combine the sweet and spicy taste of gingerbread with the cool and dreamy taste of cream cheese...

Raised Yeast Waffles

9 reviews

These waffles bake up crispy on the outside and light and tender on the inside. Since they aren't too filling,...


Waffle Mix

1 review

Thanks to apple pie spice and cinnamon, finicky eaters won't mind the heart-healthy use of whole wheat flour in these...


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...


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...


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...


Buttermilk Pecan Waffles

4 reviews

I like cooking with buttermilk. These golden buttermilk waffles are my husband's favorite breakfast, so we enjoy them often. They're...


Toasty Pumpkin Waffles

17 reviews

When I really want to impress folks, I serve these waffles. They're beautiful stacked
and layered with pink sweet-tart...


Pizzelle

6 reviews

This recipe was adapted from one that my Italian-born mother and grandmother followed. They used old irons on a gas...


Sweet Potato Waffles

9 reviews

Cardamom and pecans really make the flavor of these special sweet potato waffles stand out. I make them when I...


Waffle Cookies

2 reviews

Lisa Campbell-Patterson of Des Moines, Iowa shares this chocolaty cookie that's cooked in a waffle iron. “I got this recipe...


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Chocolate Brownie Waffle Sundaes

2 reviews

One of my best friends loves chocolate as much as I do, so I like to make this over-the-top brownie...


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Light and Fluffy Waffles

1 review

These melt-in-your-mouth waffles are so tender, you can skip butter and syrup, but why would you want to? —James Schend,...

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Waffle-Iron Cookies

3 reviews

The recipe for these cookies is the easiest to find in my book because the page is a beautiful mess...


Mocha Waffles with Syrup

Great recipe for coffee lovers! And, a perfect addition to any breakfast or brunch gathering!


Waffles with Peach-Berry Compote

2 reviews

This recipe was created one summer Sunday morning when I was looking for a healthier alternative to butter and maple...


Chocolate Pecan Waffles with Strawberries

Topped with fresh strawberries and chocolate whipped cream, these tender breakfast treats are rich and luscious enough to be served...


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Family-Favorite Oatmeal Waffles

48 reviews

These healthful, good-tasting waffles are a tried-and-true family favorite—even with our two children. My husband and I have a small...


Peanut Butter Fudge

13 reviews

This peanut butter fudge is a favorite "never fail" quickie recipe. —Eleanore Peterson, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin