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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Savory Waffles with Asparagus, Gruyere and Onion

I took one of our family’s favorite puff pastry recipes, which uses a similar mix of ingredients, and translated it to savory waffles. It’s a change of pace from sweeter fare. Served with a ham steak and fried eggs, it makes a fabulous meal. Feel free to add maple syrup or a spicy glaze. —Leslie Ponce, Miami, Florida

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...


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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...


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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...


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...


Waffles with Vanilla Sauce

6 reviews

I like to serve these flavorful waffles when we have company because they add nice color to the table and...

Oatmeal Nut Waffles

2 reviews

When I found this recipe in a church cookbook early in my marriage, I was eager to try it. It...


Buttermilk Waffles

7 reviews

The recipe for these traditional waffles may seem plain, but the waffles are anything but! Everyone loves their extra-light texture...


Chocolate Dessert Waffles with Raspberries

1 review

When I was a little girl, growing up in Kansas City, Mo., my mother made these waffles for the family,...


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...

Makeover Waffles

4 reviews

These waffles taste just as terrific as the original recipe—with only half the fat. In other words, dust off that...


Wholesome Whole-Grain Waffles

4 reviews

I created this recipe by tweaking one I already had. I added flax seed, substituted whole-wheat flour for some all-purpose,...


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


Wheat Waffles

6 reviews

The nutty whole wheat taste comes through in these delicious waffles. Crispy and light with a subtle orange flavor, they...


Oatmeal Waffles

3 reviews

This recipe can be used to make pancakes as well as waffles. Both are delicious because of their hearty, whole-grain...

Chocolate Dessert Waffles

3 reviews

Warm from the iron, these fun-to-eat waffles can be dressed up in their 'sundae' best, says Nanette Ehrsam, Wichita Falls,...


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...


Whole Wheat Waffles with Chicken & Spinach Sauce

On a business trip years ago, I got the idea for waffles with chicken and spinach. When I serve it,...


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...


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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,...


Mocha Waffles with Syrup

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


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Family-Favorite Oatmeal Waffles

49 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...


Soul-Satisfying Oatmeal Waffles

4 reviews

These waffles freeze well, so toast them all week long. For a fall version, substitute 1/2 cup pumpkin puree for...

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Tex-Mex Chicken and Waffles

While visiting Texas I bought a small bottle of jalapeno pepper jelly, which inspired me to try this recipe. It's...


Whole Wheat Pecan Waffles

1 review

We bought a new waffle maker, and along with it came a recipe. We finally decided to try it, and...


Pecan Chocolate Waffles

2 reviews

If you like waffles and chocolate, this recipe is for you. These tender but crunchy waffles are great for breakfast,...


Egg-Topped Biscuit Waffles

Breakfast for dinner is hot stuff at our house. As a mom, I like transforming an ordinary breakfast sandwich into...


Banana-Nut Waffle Cake

I wanted to use waffles in a creative way and came up with an idea of making a cake out...