Dutch Waffle Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min./batch


about 6 dozen

Updated: Mar. 11, 2022
My mom taught me how to make these waffle iron cookies. Now I have my friends bring their waffle irons to the house, and we make big batches.—Rachel Setala, Surrey, British Columbia


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional


  1. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar until blended. Beat in eggs, milk and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk flour, baking powder and baking soda; gradually beat into butter mixture.
  2. Shape level tablespoons of dough into balls; place 2 in. apart on a preheated waffle iron coated with cooking spray. Bake on medium heat until cookies are golden brown, 3-4 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. If desired, dust with confectioners' sugar.

Can you freeze Dutch Waffle Cookies?

Freeze cookies, layered between waxed paper, in freezer containers. To use, thaw in covered containers. If desired, dust with additional confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 62 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 46mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.