9 Delicious Things You Can Make in Your Waffle Iron (Besides Waffles)

Will it waffle? You won't believe how many of your favorite tasty treats can be whipped up in this handy countertop cooker.

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Waffle Lovers

Good news for waffles lovers everywhere — there are so many delicious things you can cook in a waffle maker. The trick? Oil the grates well with spray oil beforehand, and you can whip up anything from eggs to pizza (yep, pizza).


Whip up a delicious cake in no time! Mix together 1 box of cake mix (any flavor), 1 1/3 cups water, 1/3 cup vegetable oil and 3 eggs. Store the extra cake waffles in the freezer for a quick mid-week snack or whenever you get a craving for something sweet.

French Toast

Skip the frying pan and prepare favorite french toast recipe in a waffle iron instead. Tip: Thicker slices of bread hold up better in the iron.

Pizza Pockets

Grab a tube of pre-made cresent roll dough to make these fun pizza pockets. Stuff your favorite pizza toppings into the cresent rolls (without the sauce) and cook in the waffle iron until golden brown. Serve with a side of marinara sauce.


If you love brownies with crispy edges, then you are in for a treat! Mix together 1 box of brownie mix, 3 eggs and 1/4 cup vegetable oil. Cook until crispy goodness in your waffle iron and serve a la mode.


Line frozen tater tots into the well-oiled grooves of your waffle iron's grates. Make sure the tots are touching each other in order for them to fuse togeher while cooking. Cook until crispy, then serve with your favorite toppings.

Grilled Cheese

You don't need a panini press to make delicous hot sandwhiches. Simply butter up your waffle iron to make an ooey, gooey grilled cheese.

Cinnamon Rolls

Use refrigerated, store-bought cinnamon rolls to make a quick, sweet breakfast (or dessert) in your waffle iron.


Take-and-bake cookies are even better when cooked in a waffle iron. Throw a couple on the iron for a quick dessert that doesn't require heating up your oven.


Add your favorite seasonings to whipped eggs, then cook to fluffy prefection in a well-oiled waffle iron.

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