Reuben Waffle Potato Appetizers

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch


about 4 dozen

Updated: Oct. 21, 2022
I love Reubens, so I turned the classic sandwich into a fun appetizer with corned beef and sauerkraut on waffle fries. —Gloria Bradley, Naperville, Illinois
Reuben Waffle Potato Appetizers Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (22 ounces) frozen waffle-cut fries
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups shredded fontina cheese, divided
  • 1/3 cup Thousand Island salad dressing
  • 3 tablespoons chopped sweet onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 12 ounces sliced deli corned beef, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup sauerkraut, rinsed, well drained and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives


  1. Prepare waffle fries according to package directions for baking. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat cream cheese, 1 cup fontina cheese, salad dressing, onion and horseradish until blended.
  2. Remove fries from oven; set oven to 400°. Top each waffle fry with about 1/4 ounce corned beef and 1 teaspoon each cream cheese mixture, sauerkraut and remaining fontina cheese. Bake until cheese is melted, 8-10 minutes. Sprinkle with chives.

Nutrition Facts

1 appetizer: 62 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 168mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.