7 Recipes You Can Make With a Waffle Iron

Posted: August 22, 2022 2:07 pm

Waffle irons can be used to make a lot more than just waffles. In fact, they can be used to make breakfast, lunch and dinner or event desserts. So, dust off your old waffle iron because we have some interesting meals you can make in it beyond just plain waffles!

Bacon
For those that love to eat crispy bacon, they should ditch their skillet and use a waffle iron instead. One of the nice things about using a waffle iron to cook bacon is it’s fairly foolproof. You won’t have to worry about accidentally burning your bacon because you cooked it too long.

Waffle Cornbread
Nothing tastes better with a bowl of chili than some cornbread. However, it can take a lot of time to bake it, and you may be in need of a quick dish to serve as a side with your dinner tonight. A great alternative is waffle cornbread. All you need is your favorite cornbread mix and your trusty waffle iron. One of the biggest perks of making waffle cornbread is that you can easily dip it into your chili.

Quesadilla Waffles
It should come as no surprise that the best part about a quesadilla is the melted cheese in between the layers of your tortilla. By using a waffle iron to make a quesadilla waffle, you will be left with a dish that’s perfectly crisp on the outside but has thoroughly melted cheese on the inside.

Hash Browns
Most potato lovers really enjoy hash browns for breakfast, but it can be a lot of work trying to figure out how to get them cooked to just the right texture. A waffle iron makes cooking hash browns fairly easily. The end result will be crispy hashbrowns that will be just as tasty as any that you could find at your favorite restaurant.

Waffle Omelet
Who doesn’t love a good omelet in the morning? However, it can be a little time consuming having to stand over a pan waiting to flip it. When you use your waffle iron, it will do all of the work for you. All you need to do is mix in all of your favorite ingredients with a few cracked eggs, like cut up ham, peppers and shredded cheese. After you put all of your into your waffle iron, you will have a delicious omelet in a few short minutes with no flipping required.

Mac And Cheese Waffles
If you want to put a twist on traditional macaroni and cheese, put it in your waffle iron. After the mac and cheese is completely cooked, you can put a few heaping spoonfuls on the bottom plate of your waffle iron, close it, and let it work it’s magic for a minute or two. You will know it’s done when the mac and cheese is crisp. One of the nice things about this dish is that you don’t need any utensils, so you can easily eat it on the go!

Waffle Brownies
You can even make dessert with your waffle iron. Waffle brownies are quick and easy to make with a store-bought mix. You can eat waffle brownies plain, top them with syrup or powdered sugar like you would a waffle or go all out by putting chocolate syrup, ice cream, whipped cream and sprinkles on top.

As you can see, your waffle iron may be the most versatile kitchen appliance that you have in your kitchen. If you are looking for a quick and easy way to make something delicious to eat, you should try one of the recipes mentioned above. They may soon become one of your favorite dishes that you make on a regular basis.

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