Can You Waffle It? Food Network Kitchens' Waffle Iron Hits and Misses

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While we were working on the waffle project, we got really into waffling. We were waffling foods left and right to see what waffling’s magical crispifying effect improved (and what it didn’t). Here are some of their stories.

Eggs

Scrambled eggs came out well. They come off in a single piece, perfect for an egg sandwich.

Bacon

It cooked, but without any extra crispiness. It’s easier (and less dangerous) in a pan.

Bagels

Success! The bagel’s new divots held cream cheese and butter puddles nicely.

French Fries

Don’t bother. They’re called fries for a reason.

Packaged Ravioli

These dried out and got strangely chewy. Return to sender.

Doughnut

Win! You can’t be mad at hot doughnuts with crispy divots.

Puff Pastry

Meet the Puffle. Waffling raw puff pastry dough was the biggest success of all. It got crispy, buttery and completely delicious. We think the Puffle could be the next big pastry sensation.

Click through our gallery for the full rundown of waffled hits and misses and check out 12 winning waffled recipes, plus eight more classic and creative waffles.