12 Things You Should Make with Pancakes

Have you ever made a batch of pancakes but had tons left over even after your family was full? Here are 12 ways to use up those spare pancakes in both sweet and savory renditions that involve anything but syrup.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Pancake Party

Turn leftover pancakes into savory sandwiches (with a hint of sweet!), towering cakes and even classy canapes.

Pancake Grilled Cheese

Sandwich cheddar and pepper Jack cheese between two pancakes and toast until golden brown.

BLT Pancake Sandwich

For a spin on a classic BLT sandwich, put a slice of tomato, some lettuce, mayo and crispy bacon between two pancakes.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancake Sandwich

Spread creamy peanut butter and jelly between two pancakes for a sandwich your kids would love to have in their school lunchboxes.

Pancake Ice Cream Sandwich

Put a scoop of your favorite ice cream between two pancakes, then freeze until firm for a fun dessert or afternoon snack.

Pancake Tacos

The pancake becomes the tortilla when you make easy breakfast tacos. Stuff a pancake with scrambled eggs, chopped bacon, crispy hash browns and any other breakfast essentials.

Pancake Whoopie Pies

Make a fluffy marshmallow filling and spoon between two pancakes for a sweet variation on a whoopie pie. Use sprinkles or crushed candies on the outside for an even more extravagant treat.

Pancake Cake

Stack bigger pancakes with a thin layer of vanilla or chocolate frosting, then top with confetti sprinkles for a pancake cake you can throw together easily for any party.

Pancake Bread Pudding

Toss cut-up pancakes with a sweet custard mixture and bake until golden brown for an easy pancake bread pudding. Top with confectioners’ sugar, fresh berries or whipped cream.

Pancake Parfait

In a tall glass or jar, layer pancake slices with whipped cream and fresh berries for a quick and easy pancake parfait. This pancake parfait is a great option for breakfast or dessert. 

Pancake Eggs Benedict

Top a pancake with sliced deli ham, a poached egg and hollandaise sauce for a twist on eggs Benedict.

Pancake Quesadilla

Layer your favorite quesadilla fillings between two pancakes and grill until golden brown for a pancake quesadilla. You could also make these open-faced, like a tostada.

Pancake Canapes

Cut small circles of pancakes out with a 2-inch ring mold, then top with smoked salmon, yogurt and dill for canapes guests can easily enjoy with their hands.

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