Whole Wheat Pecan Waffles

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


16 waffles

Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
We bought a new waffle maker, and a recipe came along with it. We finally tried it, and after a few changes to suit our tastes, these delicious waffles were the result. —Sarah Morris, Joplin, Missouri
Whole Wheat Pecan Waffles Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, separated, room temperature
  • 1-3/4 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat waffle maker. Whisk together first 4 ingredients. In another bowl, whisk together egg yolks, milk and oil; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moistened.
  2. In a clean bowl, beat egg whites on medium speed until stiff but not dry. Fold into batter. Cook waffles according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown, sprinkling batter with pecans after pouring.

Can you freeze Whole Wheat Pecan Waffles?

Cool waffles on wire racks. Freeze between layers of waxed paper in a freezer container. Reheat waffles in a toaster or toaster oven on medium setting.

Nutrition Facts

2 (4-in.) waffles: 241 calories, 14g fat (1g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 338mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 fat, 1-1/2 starch.