90 Waffle Recipes You Can Eat for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner AND Dessert
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90 Waffle Recipes You Can Eat for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner AND Dessert

It’s time to break out those waffle irons, because they’re going to be busy cooking up eats both savory and sweet for a while. These 90 off-the-wall waffle recipes make it so you could have waffles every day for three months and still want to come back for more. It may sound too good to be true, but there’s so much variety here that it’s totally possible. Covering all of your meals from breakfast to dinner, and even a few for dessert, these waffle recipes are straight up delish. But of course, the question is, can you hack it?

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1. Best Waffles: Start simple — and only with the best (it’s in the name, after all). (via Complete Recipes)

2. Waffles with Berry Syrup: When you’ve got the “best” waffles down, make a new batch and top ’em with a sweet fruit compote. (via Somewhat Simple)

3. Funfetti Waffles: From cupcakes to fudge and even popcorn and martinis, Funfetti makes everything — wait for it — more fun. That’s why we’re making our next batch of waffles with colorful sprinkles galore. (via Krissy’s Creations)

4. Bacon and Beer Waffle Cake: Got a beer lover in the house with an appetite that won’t quit? Serve ’em up one of these and pair it with a pint of brew. (via Brit + Co)

5. Maple Bacon Ice Cream Sandwiches: If you’ve never tried bacon and ice cream together, now is the time. Especially when a waffle is involved. (via Brit + Co)

6. Ice Cream Waffle Tacos: News flash: tacos aren’t just for dinner. Another ice cream-waffle combo to add to your must-try list, these frozen waffle treats take the Choco Taco to a whole new level. (via Dreyer’s)

7. Lemon Meringue Pie Stuffed Waffles: Can’t decide between the lemon meringue pie and the buttermilk waffle? Eat them both. (via Cooking Classy)

8. Cinnamon French Toast Waffle Dunkers: They’re mini. They’re whole wheat. They’re sweet. They’re decadent. You can eat them with your hands. (via Half Baked Harvest)

9. Blood Orange Waffle Donuts: Waffles + donuts = wonuts. And we’re saying WO to these tarty sweet delectables. (via Dula Notes)

10. Apple Cider Waffles: Apple cider is one of the ultimate flavors of fall. So enjoy its sweet fruity spice at every meal, including breakfast. (via Add a Pinch)

11. Cider Pumpkin Waffles: So we just named apple cider an ultimate flavor of fall. Now for another declaration: These cider pumpkin treats are THE waffles of the season. They are drenched in toasted pecan butter, cider syrup and spiced apples. (via Half Baked Harvest)

12. 30-Minute Triple Decker Fudgy Chocolate Waffle Pie: Let’s say that one more time: 30-minute triple decker fudgy chocolate waffle pie. (via Chelsea’s Messy Apron)

13. Vanilla Bean Waffle Donuts: Does anyone else want to play tic-tac-toe inside these sweet vanilla bean waffle donuts? Pro Tip: Use chocolate chips and berries in place of the X’s and O’s. (via Sweet Treats)

14. Jam-Filled Waffle Pops: Because who doesn’t want to eat a waffle on a stick? It’s like a popsicle that won’t melt. (via Sweet C’s Designs)

15. Nutella Sandwich Cookies: Can we get away with eating these for our next lunch? They’re sandwiches, after all. (via Just A Taste)

16. Gluten-Free Waffles: Gluten-intolerants, rejoice! You can have your waffles and eat them too. (via Garden Therapy)

17. Sweet Potato Waffles: Finished with your decadent waffle breakfast? Use your waffle iron to make sweet potato latkes for dinner. (via Nom Nom Paleo)

18. Orange Thyme Waffles: Are you ready for a savory flavor explosion? Combine the citrusy zing of orange with the soft spice of thyme, then serve with creamy mascarpone and fresh fruit. You won’t be sorry. (via Anthropologie Blog)

19. Waffle Cones: After tasting your homemade waffle cones, we’re pretty sure you’re going to want to open an ice cream parlor. (via Design Love Fest)

20. Waffle + Berry Kabobs: Another genius waffle-on-a-stick idea, only this one has a healthier twist. Layer mini waffle bites with fresh berries for a fun breakfast kabob. (via Design Eat Repeat)

21. Macadamia Waffles: Sweet. Nutty. Fruity. Decadent. And grain-free? We’re intrigued and our mouths are watering. (via Against All Grain)

22. Dark Chocolate Zucchini Cake: Can candles be pushed inside a cooked waffle? Because we really want this to be our next birthday cake. Especially because we’ll also get a helping of vegetables. (via The Candid Appetite)

23. Waffle Wedges: Looking for a sweet finger food for your next dinner party? Well we just found it for you. You’re welcome. (via Sugar Swings)

24. Waffled Apples: We also found the healthiest waffles ever. And we bet these ap-fles (see what we did there?) are as juicy as they are sweet. (via Cupcake Project)

25. Red Velvet Waffles: Ever wondered how to justify eating a red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting for breakfast? We have too. Until now. (via Sarah Hearts)

26. Cinnamon Roll Waffles: These cinnamon roll waffles will melt in your mouth and put you into a serious sugar coma. (via Little Bit Funky)

27. Waffled Banana Bread: No need to toast your banana bread when you waffle it to perfection. We wonder what other breads we should waffle next. (via Parade)

28. Apple Fritter Waffle Doughnuts: These sweet dunkables will go great with your morning cup of coffee. (via Completely Delicious)

29. S’more Waffles: You are DEFINITELY going to want some more of these. (via Pillsbury)

30. Sprinkled Waffle Donuts: Chocolate-covered waffle donuts with rainbow sprinkles bring us back to our childhood trips to the coffee shop with our parents. And they are the real deal. Seriously. (via Deliciously Yum)

31. Waffle French Toast: Someone has to take brunch to the next level. Shouldn’t it be you? (via Eat Cake for Dinner)

32. Cinnamon Vanilla Dippers: Dip ‘em in syrup. Dip ‘em in coffee or tea. Dip ‘em in a bowl of super soft ice cream. The possibilities are endless. (via The Domestic Rebel)

33. Blueberry Cake Waffles: These aren’t just fruity waffles. They are fruity CAKE waffles. Also, blueberries are loaded with antioxidants. Need we say more? (via The Baker Mama)

34. Flat Pumpkin Waffles: Flat bagels have become a thing. Now it’s time for the flat waffle — not to be confused with the falafel. (via Betty Crocker)

35. Chocolate Marble Waffles: Chocolate. Vanilla. Fresh strawberries. This must be breakfast’s version of the Neopolitan. (via Eat the Love)

36. Pizelle: It may not look like a waffle, but it is. And it’s Italian. And it’s a cookie. That’s amore. (via Kitchen Confidante)

37. Pumpkin Spice Latte Waffles: You know what would be a genius idea? Eating these with an actual pumpkin spice latte. And then when the PSL goes out of season, you won’t have to wait a whole year to have it again: enjoy the flavor whenever you want in the form of a homemade waffle. (via Freut Cake)

38. Apple Cinnamon Waffles: Calling all vegans! These delicious apple cinnamon waffles are for you. (via Vegetarian Gastronomy)

39. Carrot Cake Waffles: Another genius cake alternative. And we firmly believe that because it has carrots, it’s healthy. (via Making Thyme for Health)

40. Peanut Butter + Strawberry Jelly Compote Waffles: Can we call this a PBJW? Yeah? Great. We’ll have a PBJW. (via Jessica in the Kitchen)

41. Cornmeal Honey Waffles: What’s sweeter than honey? Not much. Except maybe these honey waffles, which come with a side of whipped honey butter. (via My California Roots)

42. Buttermilk Caramel Syrup: If maple syrup’s not your thing or your taste buds are just looking for a change, douse your waffles with buttermilk and caramel. (via PinLaVie)

43. Essential Raised Waffles: What makes these waffles raised? Adding dry active yeast. Yes, they’ll take a bit longer to make, but we promise they’re worth the wait. (via Smitten Kitchen)

44. Brown Butter Pumpkin Waffles: We can’t get enough pumpkin goodies this fall. We’ll be eating these waffles through until Christmas. (via Two Peas and Their Pod)

45. Basic Buttermilk Waffles: Sometimes it’s best not to mess with a classic. These buttermilk sweets are the ones to master. (via Brown Eyed Baker)

46. Coconut Raspberry Waffles With Coconut Whipped Cream: Coconut makes everything better, and these waffles are no exception. You could also try them with pineapple for a more tropical taste. (via Two Peas and Their Pod)

47. Almond Yogurt Waffles with Orange Honey Syrup: Want to wow your brunch guests? This is the recipe to whip up. Have you ever heard of a more delicious combination of flavors? (via Roost)

48. Banana Walnut Waffles: Another classic, you can’t go wrong with this recipe. It’s the equivalent of a banana nut muffin, but in waffle form. (via Joy the Baker)

49. Rye Waffles With Black Raspberry Sauce: The rye flour in this recipe gives a bit of an earthy flavor. If you can’t find black raspberries, regular raspberries or blackberries will substitute just as easily. (via Naturally Ella)

50. Dark Chocolate Chili Waffles with Raspberry Sauce: Do chocolate waffles still count as breakfast? We certainly hope so. (via Maria Speck)

51. Sour Cream Waffles: If you don’t want your sweet waffles too sweet, try this sour cream based recipe. It has just the right amount of sour for a well-balanced flavor. (via 101 Cookbooks)

52. Almond Flour Waffle Cones (Gluten-free): There’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly made waffle cones. This ingenious recipe is totally gluten-free and worthy of a few scoops of homemade ice cream. (via Roost)

53. Eggnog Waffles: No whipped egg whites here. Simply a foolproof, easily adaptable waffle recipe that swaps the usual milk with festive ‘nog. Even better, any leftovers freeze well for a quick-to-prepare breakfast later on. (via Pink Parsley)

54. Gluten-free Vegan Waffles: This recipe promises the ideal crisp-chewy waffle texture sans gluten. (via Sarah Bakes Gluten-free)

55. Paleo Pumpkin Waffles: Trust us. Most everyone already has the ingredients for these fall-flavored waffles in their pantry. Get to it! (via Make it Naked)

56. Ice Cream Cone Macarons: Not just shaped like ice cream cones, these cute lil’ macarons are filled with a melted ice cream and crumbled waffle cone icing. (via Raspberri Cupcakes)

57. Chocolate Toffee Waffles: Using frozen Belgian waffles makes these treats super quick to prepare. (via Better Recipes)

58. Buttermilk + Grits Waffles: Akin to the most ethereal cornbread you’ve ever eaten, this should be a staple recipe in your waffle repertoire. (via Southern Souffle)

59. Whole Wheat Biscoff Waffles: Whole wheat flour provides a welcome balance to the indulgent cookie butter incorporated into this waffle batter. (via Cooking and Beer)

60. Skinny Waffle Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich: Why yes, chocolate chip cookies can be waffled. The light cookie recipe filled with nonfat fro-yo makes them a guilt-free indulgence. (via 360 Family Nutrition)

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61. Waffled Pizza: Pizza waffles from a blogger who is the king of waffles? Of course they will be amazing. (via Will It Waffle)

62. Crispy Chicken Waffle Wrap: It’s like a waffle taco (with a cheddar waffle!) but filled with fried chicken and bacon… so that’s cool with us. (via Little Figgy)

63. Cheddar Jalapeño Waffles With Sausage Hash: This blogger’s distaste for sweet brunches resulted in an amazingly delicious savory waffle recipe topped with sausage and eggs. She’s convinced it’s the best way to sneakily eat two breakfasts without judgement (and without the overly sweet syrup). (via Bacon Egg + Cheesecake)

64. Pulled Pork Waffle Toasts: A very happy appetizer — anything toast can do, waffles can do better. (via PDX Food Love)

65. Elote-Style Cornbread Waffles: For the uninitiated, elote is a Mexican street food from heaven. It’s grilled corn on the cob, slathered with mayo, chili powder, lime and fresh, crumbly cotija cheese. (via The Cooking of Joy)

66. Chive Waffle Tartine With Oyster Mushrooms and Leeks: These cute little savory waffles were just a small part of what looks like an epic brunch in Philly. (via A Better Happier St. Sebastian)

67. Moong Dal Indian Waffles: These hybrid dosa waffles look good. These dal waffles are made with green lentils (moong dal) and served with a double dose of spicy chutney on top. (via Divine Tastes)

68. Spiced Sweet Potato Waffle Tostada: Do you need some insanely impressive game day eats? Give those tostadas here. (via Lemons + Basil)

69. Seven-Layer Nacho Waffles: Another waffle with south-of-the-border flavor, this one comes topped with black beans, guac and all sorts of goodies. (via Scarletta Bakes)

70. Zucchini Waffle: Will zucchini waffle? Yes it will. These waffles make a perfect base for an epic sandwich or a way to trick your kids/spouse/self into eating more vegetables. (via Food52)

71. Kimchi Fried Rice Waffles: Oh, sweet baby Jesus, that looks so good. (via Miss Hangrypants)

72. Cheddar-Sausage-Sriracha Cornmeal Waffles: Somehow this blogger fit all the most delicious things into a single waffle. Because she’s a wizard. (via Nutmeg Nanny)

73. Bacon-Jalapeño Tater Tot Grilled Cheese: Tater tots as bread?! OH STOP IT, INTERNET. (via Thrillist)

74. Fried Chicken and Waffle Grilled Cheese: The original savory waffle dish becomes even more awesome as a sandwich. (via Tastespotting Blog)

75. Waffled Soft Pretzels: Oktoberfest may be over, but these soft pretzels still need to be eaten… by you… very shortly. (via Will It Waffle)

76. Chili + Cornbread Waffles: With fall in full swing, nothing is cozier than a plate full of waffles drowning in chili. You know you want some. (via Yammie’s Noshery)

77. Leftover Pizza as Waffles: Throw leftover pizza in the waffle iron rather than the microwave, and you’ll trade soggy crust for the BEST THING EVER. Someone order us a pizza immediately. (via Serious Eats)

78. Waffled Ramen: You read that right. Waffled ramen — hold the dorm room. (via Serious Eats)

79. Mashed Potato. Cheddar, and Chive Waffles: Somewhere between a hash brown and a waffle, this recipe is just plain delicious. (via Joy the Baker)

80. Ham and Cheese Stuffed Pumpkin Spice French Toast Waffles: Introducing: The Monte Cristo Waffle Sandwich. Stuffed with pumpkin, cheese and ham, this is one wicked savory-sweet flavor combo. Want bonus points? Make your challah from scratch. (via The Noshery)

81. Savory Southwest Cornmeal Waffles: Make these waffles breakfast ready by putting an egg on top. (via The Perfect Pantry)

82. Bacon Cheddar Waffles: Yes, you still put syrup on top of these savory waffles. Maple always seems to make bacon better. (via Shutterbean)

83. Chicken & Biscuit Waffles: Fried chicken and waffles is one of those combinations that just works. And putting them together into a sandwich could be the tastiest thing we’ve seen. (via The Little Kitchen)

84. Cornmeal Chive Waffles with Salsa and Eggs: Think of this as the waffle version of the breakfast burrito. It could become our new favorite. (via Annie’s Eats)

85. Savory Hummus Waffles: Any type of waffle makes for a terrific dinner in our book, but these savory ones are something special. The hummus goes into the batter. Top them with a tasty feta, avocado, red onion, tomato, and parsley salad for a satisfying meal. (via Dramatic Pancake)

86. Potato and Zucchini Latke Waffles: How great are these latkes? No need to stand over a splattering pan of oil on the stove to get crisp latkes — these cook up just as nicely in your waffle iron. (via More Than Burnt Toast)

87. Cornbread Waffle BLTs: Sweet, savory and crisp cornbread waffles are a wonderful swap for sliced bread in this avocado and garlic aioli-boosted BLT. (via The Housewife in Training)

88. Coffee Bacon Waffle Sandwiches: Coffee, maple syrup and brown sugar create a unique overnight rub for store-bought bacon. Top halved waffles with cream cheese, sweet dates, arugula and a few crisp slices of your perked up bacon to create this delicious breakfast experience. (via Bakeaholic Mama)

89. Breakfast Waffle Tacos: This one’s straight off Taco Bell’s breakfast menu. Put a few frozen toaster waffle to use, and you’ll be enjoying breakfast tacos in no time. (via Brit + Co)

90. Mini Fried Chicken ‘n Waffle Appetizers: These will have your guests saying, “Leggo my Eggo” for sure. (via Apples and Onions)

Which of these waffle recipes tops your to-try list? Who wants to tackle each and every one (major props to anyone who does this, and may the odds be ever in your favor)? Let’s talk all things waffled below!