Classic and Creative Waffle Recipes

Whether you love them sweet or savory (or both), you can’t go wrong with waffles. So, we whisked up a few new recipes — each one worthy of breakfast, lunch or dinner. Happy waffling!

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Break out the waffle iron! These crave-worthy recipes are perfect for every occasion — and any meal of the day.

Classic Crispy Waffles

The secret to these super-crispy waffles is using a little vegetable shortening. Make a large batch on the weekend, then grab and reheat on a rushed morning.

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Chicken and Waffles

A topping of fried chicken might be the only way to improve upon our classic, crispy waffles. Crunchy on the outside, our fried chicken gets its moist, tender insides from a buttermilk brine with hints of paprika, hot sauce and cayenne.

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Ham and Cheese Waffles with an Egg

Cracking eggs onto a well-greased waffle iron will give you perfectly cooked, intact sunny-side up eggs, complete with crispy, lacy edges. Break the yolks for a gooey topping to these Gruyere-and-ham-laden waffles.

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Buttermilk Corn Waffles

A summery combination of corn and berries makes these rich, crispy-edged waffles stand out. They would easily work as savory treats, too, topped with a crab cake or fried shrimp and drizzled with remoulade sauce.

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Sweet Potato Waffles with Marshmallows

We topped dense, sweet potato waffles with mini marshmallows and maple syrup for a fun twist on the classic casserole.

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Multigrain Waffles

These slightly nutty waffles are packed with three different grains. Top with yogurt and fruit preserves for a hearty, healthy start to your morning.

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Pumpkin-Chipotle Waffles

We serve these sweet and spicy Southwestern-inspired waffles with an orange- and cayenne-infused maple syrup for a citrus kick.

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Crisp and Airy Gluten-Free Waffles

Gluten-free waffles are sometimes dense, but folding egg whites into the batter gives these waffles serious lift. Eaten hot from the iron, their edges are delicate and crisp.

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More Waffled Recipes

Twelve more waffled breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts from Food Network Kitchen prove that the humble waffle maker is a lot more versatile than you think. Happy waffling!

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