15 Meals You Can Make In A Waffle Iron

April 13th, 2018

Waffles are easily one of the best breakfast foods on the planet.

Sure, pancakes and fresh toast are tasty, but you can almost always get ice cream with your waffle.

Waffles are super easy to cook if you have a waffle iron. You can also purchase waffle irons in fun shapes, like Mickey Mouse!

Did you know that you can cook a lot more than just waffles in your waffle iron? You can make an entire breakfast spread, lunch, or dinner in a waffle iron.

Check out these 15 recipes and see which you think looks the tastiest!

1. Funfetti cake waffles

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Buns in My Oven Source: Buns in My Oven

Now, to start out this list, we have to go with a traditional waffle recipe – but more fun!

Funfetti makes everything tastier because who doesn’t love sprinkles? This is a simple recipe to recreate and it is pretty!

You can follow the instructions for this recipe at Buns in My Oven.

2. Cheeseburger waffles

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Damn Delicious Source: Damn Delicious

Don’t be deceived, cheeseburgers can be cooked in more than just a grill!

A waffle iron is a perfect skillet to cook a cheeseburger on and get things extra melty.

You can follow this recipe at Damn Delicious.

3. Pizza waffles

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One Good Thing Source: One Good Thing

Now, I know what you must be thinking. How can you possibly make pizza in a waffle iron? It is simpler than you’d think!

First, you’re going to cook the dough, so it is nice and crispy, then put the cheese and pepperoni on top (without closing the iron again).

You can follow this recipe’s entire instructions at One Good Thing.

4. S’mores waffles

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Will It Waffle Source: Will It Waffle

Is there any tastier dessert than a s’more? Honestly, it might be a messy treat, but kids and adults both love it.

Making s’mores over a fire is fun, but if isn’t nice enough outside to start and fire and toast marshmallows, this is a great alternative.

You can follow the recipe for these s’mores on Will it Waffle.

5. Cinnamon roll waffles

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Yellow Bliss Road Source: Yellow Bliss Road

Breakfast with a waffle iron will be so easy after you check out this recipe.

Sure, there was nothing wrong with how cinnamon rolls are baked in an oven, but this is a game changer.

You can follow the instructions for this recipe at Yellow Bliss Road.

6. Bacon

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One Good Thing Source: One Good Thing

Tired of bacon grease getting everywhere? Say no more! Rather than pop these in the microwave (yuck) or oven (way too long), you can use your waffle iron.

This method of bacon cooking is simple, but you can check it out on One Good Thing and see 14 other ways to cook bacon.

7. Waffle brownies

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Glue and Glitter Source: Glue and Glitter

Dessert just got easier! Your brownies can now be crispy on the outside, but soft and gooey on the inside.

There is nothing that smells better than brownie batter cooking. You can follow this recipe on Glue & Glitter.

8. Hash browns

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Babble Source: Babble

Have you ever cooked hash browns before? It can be such a mess! Little strands of potato will get everywhere.

This waffle iron recipe makes your hash browns thick and crispy. The perfect consistency for hash browns!

You can follow the recipe for this at Babble.

9. Waffled croque-madame

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Will It Waffle Source: Will It Waffle

You may or may not know this, a croque-madame is a tough breakfast to make (for beginners at least), but it is so worth it.

Well, you can make it using a waffle iron if you follow this Will It Waffle recipe.

10. Pizza pockets

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Unlike the waffle pizza previously mentioned on this list, both sides of this pizza pocket are meant to get nice and toasty.

This pizza pocket is the perfect mix of cheese and tiny pepperonis, in little bite-sized pieces!

You can follow the recipe for these pizza pockets at Pillsbury.

11. Twice waffled bread pudding

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Will It Waffle Source: Will It Waffle

Yup, you can make bread pudding in a waffle maker! It must smell amazing.

This might be a little more extensive of a recipe, but you can follow the instructions on Will It Waffle.

12. Eggs

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The Lean Greenbean Source: The Lean Greenbean

Why cook eggs on the stove top when you can cook them in a waffle iron?

When you use the iron, you can actually mix things into your eggs and create an omelet in a much easier way.

You can follow this tasty egg recipe at The Lean Greenbean.

13. Chocolate chip waffle cookies

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There are many ways to make cookies and on a waffle iron is a fun and exciting new way!

This might seem like a chocolate chip waffle, but when you check out the recipe on Cooking With Curls, you’ll see the differences.

14. Macaroni and cheese waffles

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Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom Source: Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

Macaroni and cheese is one of the easiest meals to make ever. But it never reheats nicely.

Maybe you don’t ever have leftover mac & cheese (because who doesn’t finish their mac?!), but if you do, you can now turn it into a tasty waffle-shaped leftover.

Follow this recipe at Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom.

15. Waffle dogs

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Guava Rose Source: Guava Rose

If you don’t have any hot dog buns in your house, you are in luck. These waffle dogs are the perfect alternative to buns.

You can follow this easy recipe at Guava Rose.

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