Waffle-Iron Pizzas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Dec. 13, 2023
These little pizza pockets put together using the waffle maker are a fun mashup. Try your favorite toppings or even breakfast fillings like ham and eggs. —Amy Lents, Grand Forks, North Dakota


  • 1 package (16.3 ounces) large refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 24 slices turkey pepperoni (about 1-1/2 ounces)
  • 2 ready-to-serve fully cooked bacon strips, chopped
  • Pizza sauce, warmed


  1. Roll or press biscuits to fit waffle iron. On 1 biscuit, place 1/4 cup cheese, 6 slices pepperoni and 1 scant tablespoon chopped bacon to within 1/2 in. of edges. Top with a second biscuit, folding bottom edge over top edge and pressing to seal completely.
  2. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions until golden brown, 4-5 minutes. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Serve with pizza sauce.

Waffle Iron Pizza Tips

What else can you use a waffle maker for?

Waffle makers can be used for many other recipes, such as cookies, sandwiches and even acorn squash!

What other waffle pizza variations can I try?

There are many other waffle pizza variations you can try, like ham and Swiss, sausage and mozzarella and Canadian bacon and pineapple. Have fun experimenting with different meats, sauces, herbs, cheeses and vegetables!

Can you reheat waffle pizza?

Yes, you can reheat waffle pizza. Bake in a single layer on a baking sheet at 300° until heated through. You can also pop the pizzas back into the waffle maker for a few minutes to warm them up. Check out the best waffle maker brands, according to our Test Kitchen.
Research contributed by Mark Neufang, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant

Nutrition Facts

1 pizza (calculated without sauce): 461 calories, 21g fat (8g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 1650mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 19g protein.