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10 Creative New Ways to Use Your Waffle Iron

Your waffle iron is good for so much more than just making waffles. This roundup of recipes will help you see why it’s actually one of the most versatile appliances in your kitchen!

French Toast Waffle Sticks

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This kid-friendly recipe is sure to become a family favorite. It’s also a great money saver, since you can make your own French toast sticks for a fraction of what they cost in the grocery store. The Baker Mama has the details.

Banana Bread Waffles

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Get all the deliciousness of banana bread in waffle form with this recipe from Mother Thyme. This recipe freezes well, so feel free to make extras.

Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Waffles

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For a savory breakfast, try making hash browns in your waffle iron with ham, cheese, and your favorite herbs. Damn Delicious explains.

Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese

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Make a grilled cheese sandwich in your waffle maker for a quick and easy lunch. Fifteen Spatulas has the details.

Pizza Waffles

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Get the pizza flavors you crave in waffle form with a clever recipe from Spend with Pennies. In addition to being a fast and frugal meal choice, this waffle iron lunch can be customized to fit your own personal tastes.

Taco Waffles

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Cornbread waffles topped with ground beef and your favorite taco fixings take Taco Tuesday to a whole new level. Visit Taste and Tell for the details.

Mac and Cheese Waffles

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Use your waffle iron to give mac and cheese a delicious crispy crunch. Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom explains.

Easy Brownie Waffle Dessert

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If desert is more your thing, brownies in a waffle maker are surprisingly delicious. Top them with whipped cream, raspberries, and chocolate sauce. Learn more at Club Chica Circle.

Waffle S’mores

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Who doesn’t love S’mores? Get all the gooey deliciousness of this campfire treat in waffle form with a simple recipe from Pillsbury.

Waffle Cookies


If you want chocolate chip cookies but don’t want the oven to heat up your house, make them in a waffle iron instead. The Food Network explains.