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Waffle Recipes That Will Make Your Breakfast Better

The deep, square divots waiting to be filled with toppings is high on the list.
01/09/2013 09:13am ET | Updated August 24, 2016

We respect a plain ol', well-made, buttermilk waffle. Truly, we do. Crunchier than pancakes but still delightfully fluffy, waffles are more than satisfying on their own. But we have to admit, their flat shape and deep, square divots are just asking to be filled with toppings and loaded with flavors.

Of course, fruits such as apples and berries are at home atop these breakfast treats, but some unexpected flavors work nicely too -- ricotta, zucchini, and even pumpkin spice.

If you're looking for a break from your tried-and-true plain waffles, check out these recipes that add a bit of sweetness or spice to your batter (and breakfast).

1
Vanilla Bean And Blueberry Waffles
Something Swanky
Get the Vanilla Bean and Blueberry Waffles recipe from Something Swanky
2
Banana Bread Waffles
A Cookie Named Desire
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3
Crispy Bacon Waffles
How Sweet It Is
Get the Crispy Bacon Waffles recipe from How Sweet It Is
4
Chocolate Chip Whole Wheat Belgian Waffles
Half Baked Harvest
5
Apple Fritter Waffle Doughnuts
Completely Delicious
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6
Vanilla Yeasted Waffles With Roasted Peach Maple Syrup
How Sweet It Is
7
Churro Waffles
Half Baked Harvest
Get the Churro Waffles recipe from Half Baked Harvest
8
Chocolate Waffles With Peanut Butter Sauce
Running to the Kitchen
Get the Chocolate Waffles with Peanut Butter Sauce recipe from Running to the Kitchen
9
Belgian Liege Waffles
Handle The Heat
Get the Belgian Liege Waffles recipe from Handle the Heat
10
Cheddar Cornbread Waffles With Fried Egg
How Sweet It Is
11
Cider Pumpkin Waffles With Toasted Pecan Butter
Half Baked Harvest
12
Coconut Flour Waffles
Deliciously Organic
Get the Coconut Flour Waffles recipe from Deliciously Organic
13
Chocolate Caramel Liege Waffles
Bakingdom
14
Coconut Yogurt Waffles
Minimalist Baker
Get the Coconut Yogurt Waffles recipe from Minimalist Baker
15
Praline Waffles
Brown Eyed Baker
Get the Praline Waffles recipe from Brown Eyed Baker
16
Pumpkin Spice Waffles
Minimalist Baker
Get the Pumpkin Spice Waffles recipe from Minimalist Baker
17
Weekday Waffles With Maple-Blueberry Butter
fiveandspice/Food52
Get the Weekday Waffles With Maple-Blueberry Butter recipe from fiveandspice via Food52
18
Sweet Potato Waffles
A Golden Afternoon
Get the Sweet Potato Waffles recipe from A Golden Afternoon
19
Fudge Waffles
Handle The Heat
Get the Fudge Waffles recipe from Handle the Heat
20
Spiced Stout Waffles
James Ransom/Food52
Get the Spiced Stout Waffles recipe from Dulanotes via Food52
21
Apple, Cheddar and Prosciutto Waffles
10th Kitchen
22
Aretha Frankenstein's Waffles
James Ransom/Food52
Get the Aretha Frankenstein's Waffles recipe from Genius Recipes via Food52 From Aretha Frankenstein's restaurant in Chattanooga, TN.
23
Pumpkin Waffles
Averie Cooks
Get the Pumpkin Waffles recipe from Averie Cooks
24
Gluten-Free Cornbread Waffles
Ashley McLaughlin/Food52
Get the Gluten-Free Cornbread Waffles recipe from Ashley McLaughlin via Food52
25
Eggnog Waffles
Life and Kitchen
Get the Eggnog Waffles recipe from Life and Kitchen
26
Chili and Cornbread Waffle Stacks
Pinch of Yum
27
Orange Cinnamon Belgian Waffles with Dark Chocolate Hot Fudge
Desserts for Breakfast
28
Spiced Apple Buttermilk Waffles
Recipe Girl
29
Lemon Belgian Waffles
Damn Delicious
Get the Lemon Belgian Waffles recipe from Damn Delicious
30
Brown Butter Pumpkin Chai Waffles
Joanne Eats Well With Others
Get the Brown Butter Pumpkin Chai Waffles recipe from Joanne Eats Well With Others

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