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30 Best Mini Waffle Maker Recipes You’ll Love Whipping Up

Did you get a mini waffle maker for Christmas? Or maybe you caved and got yourself this adorable little device? Either way, if you’ve been wondering how much power that little baby packs and whether you can use it for anything other than regular waffles, well, you’re in for a surprise!

From chaffles and banana oatmeal waffles to keto tuna melt chaffles and waffle omelets, this fun-sized appliance can help you whip up various recipes. Let’s get you started with these 30 mini waffle maker recipes that cover everything from breakfast and lunch to dinner and dessert.

#1. Banana Bread Waffles

Warm and delicious, this banana bread waffle recipe will have you making waffles for breakfast every week. Just mash the bananas and make the batter with flour, eggs, sour cream, vanilla extract, and cinnamon to create a holy grail banana bread waffle. Serve these golden-brown waffles with butter and syrup!

#2. Banana Oatmeal Waffles

These amazingly light, fluffy, and incredibly healthy waffles are made with oatmeal, banana, eggs, and milk. No added sweetener and no refined flour. Serve hot with fruits, whipped cream, jams, preserves, or maple syrup for a healthy breakfast that’ll keep you fueled for the day.

#3. Basic Keto Chaffles

This basic keto chaffles recipe uses just two main ingredients — eggs and cheese — to create a filling and flavorsome dish. You can customize this recipe to use any spices or herbs you like. Go wild with Italian herbs, Everything Bagel seasoning, or give it a Mexican twist with jalapenos and taco seasoning!

#4. Bisquick Waffles

Made with Bisquick baking mix, milk, eggs, and vegetable oil, these Bisquick waffles are a fluffy and tender creation. You can top them with fresh fruit, cinnamon syrup, chocolate chips, or any other favorite toppings to create a toothsome dish. If this doesn’t elevate your breakfast game, we don’t know what will.

#5. Broccoli and Cheese Chaffles

Broccoli and cheese create a delicious combination in a dish that’ll have you reaching for seconds. Nice and fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside, these keto-friendly chaffles can be enjoyed as-is or served with sour cream or ranch dressing for dipping.

#6. Brownie Chocolate Chaffle

Low on carbs, these soft and chocolatey grain-free waffles make for a decadent dessert. Sporting an amazing crunch that’s destined to satisfy your cravings, these chaffles are also keto-friendly and gluten-free. Indulge in this chocolatey goodness with a topping of whipped cream and raspberry sauce.

#7. Keto Chaffles (5 Ways!)

Here’s a recipe to get your chaffles basics right! Apart from the fundamental two-ingredient (eggs and cheese) chaffle, this recipe delivers 4 other variations, 2 savory and 2 sweet, to elevate your chaffle game. Create perfectly crispy and chewy chaffles that are somehow even more delicious than their carb-heavy counterparts.

#8. Churro Waffles

Give in to your churro cravings with this easy recipe to create waffle versions of the classic Mexican dessert. This delicious treat is made with just three ingredients — yellow cake mix, snickerdoodle or vanilla protein powder, and diet soda or seltzer. Sprinkle them with a little bit of cinnamon sugar and serve with some Nutella for dipping!

#9. Chocolate Chip Oat Waffles

A stack of these chocolate chip oat waffles offers a boost of fiber from the oats and protein from the egg, along with the low-fat Greek yogurt that delivers a delicious snack you can binge on guilt-free. Serve it warm with your favorite toppings and slide leftovers, if any, in the freezer to enjoy later.

#10. Chicken Parmesan Chaffle

These chicken parmesan waffles are as easy-to-make as they are to eat. Once the chaffles are cooked, top them with marinara sauce, sprinkle them with mozzarella cheese, and bake until the cheese melts. This delectable dinner option is destined to find its place in your meal rotation.

#11. Cinnamon Roll Waffles

Try this tasty cinnamon roll waffles recipe for your next brunch or just as an indulgent breakfast dessert! For this easy treat, all you need is Pillsbury cinnamon rolls, powdered sugar, and icing. Once cooked, drizzle the waffles with icing and sprinkle powdered sugar on top to enjoy.

#12. Cornbread Waffles

This healthy and versatile recipe is the perfect side to pair with tender chicken and pulled pork. Made with cornmeal mix, Greek yogurt, and cashew milk, along with some hot sauce, cheddar, and fresh jalapenos (optional), these savory waffles turn out incredibly buttery and perfectly golden brown.

#13. Garlic Bread Chaffle

This paleo and keto-friendly recipe made with fresh ingredients allow you to enjoy a low-carb version of garlic bread that tastes just as scrumptious! Once the chaffles are done, brush the tops with melted butter and garlic salt mix. Serve with a sprinkle of shredded parmesan on top with marinara sauce to dip into!

#14. Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookie Waffles

These rich, intensely chocolatey waffles are super easy to make, and when topped with a generous serving of ice cream and chocolate chips to create a dessert that few will forget. Perfectly caramelized on the outside and soft and chewy inside, you can also customize the toppings to create an ultra-satisfying cookie waffle.

#15. Keto Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Chaffles

Bacon, cheese, and eggs come together to create these savory chaffles for the perfect hearty breakfast to start off your day. They’re low on carb and high in protein while tasting incredibly flavorsome — so feel free to stack your plate high. Top them off with bacon crumbles, green onions, and shredded cheddar cheese, and serve.

#16. Keto BBQ Brisket Chaffles

Savory, sweet, and spicy, this keto BBQ brisket chaffles recipe is everything you need, and then some. Cheddar chaffles are topped with tender braised BBQ brisket and then drizzled with hot sauce to create a flavorsome delight. Once assembled, serve the brisket chaffles with a side of keto maple syrup.

#17. Keto Cream Cheese Waffles

These keto and diabetes-friendly waffles are a cream cheese and almond flour creation that’s so delicious you’ll keep wanting to make more. Serve the fluffy waffles with sugar-free maple syrup, unsweetened whipped cream, or your favorite keto fruits to enjoy.

#18. Keto Pizza Chaffles

Craving a pizza but don’t have to break your keto diet? These little pizza chaffles made with eggs, cauliflower, cheese, pepperoni, and spices are as healthy as a pizza can get. Served with tomato dipping sauce, these chaffles are big on flavor and make for a fantastic breakfast or light meal.

#19. Keto Strawberry Shortcake Chaffle

Sneak in a top-tier dessert option in your keto menu without any guilt with this strawberry shortcake chaffle recipe. Layer fluffy whipped cream and sliced strawberries between two chaffles made from eggs, cheese, almond flour, and coconut flour to create a decadent dessert. Top it off with more whipped cream, strawberries, and a drizzle of sugar-free strawberry syrup.

#20. Keto Tuna Melt Chaffles

Here’s a childhood favorite that uses tuna, mozzarella cheese, egg, and salt to create wonderfully crisp and soft chaffles that are healthy and tasty. For an extra crispy crust, add a teaspoon of cheese to the waffle maker 30 seconds before you add the chaffle mixture.

#21. Dairy-free Keto Waffles (6 Ways!)

If you want to skip dairy when making waffles, this recipe provides a fantastic alternative. For the basic waffle batter, coconut cream and coconut oil make up for the fat while coconut flour ensures a gluten-free creation. The recipes offer a range of add-ins to create 6 incredibly delicious savory and sweet waffles!

#22. Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Waffles

This recipe uses baking powder, creamy and delicious mashed potatoes, flour, egg, and shredded cheese to create a snack everyone will love. These waffles tend to be on the softer side, so if you’re looking for some crunch, you may want to toast the waffles for longer.

#23. Loaded Keto Waffles

This irresistible keto-friendly recipe is loaded with freshly grated cheese, scrambled eggs, and crispy bacon and topped with your favorite toppings to create a dish your tastebuds will love. You can also switch out the bacon for ham or sausage or just load up on the veggies for a much healthier alternative.

#24. Tomato, Spinach, and Green Onion Omelet Waffles

Healthy, tasty, and so easy to make, just mix up 2 eggs with spinach, tomato, green onion, and some salt and pepper. Cook the waffles until they’re crispy and golden brown and enjoy a mouthful of crunch and flavor in every bite.

#25. Mini Apple Fritter Waffle Donuts

Dressed with a rich cinnamon-sugar glaze, this recipe creates crunchy and light waffle donuts. The batter includes shredded apples spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg, delivering heavenly bites of fluffy waffle with pieces of crisp apple. They are, hands down, the best snack to accompany your afternoon tea/coffee.

#26. Mini Waffle Maker Omelet

Get your daily dose of greens with this quick, easy, and hearty breakfast recipe. Made with finely chopped veggies like spinach, jalapeno peppers, and onion along with cubed avocado and salsa, this Mexican-style brunch is a filling meal to start your mornings off.

#27. Pumpkin Waffles

Bring in the fall with these pumpkin spiced waffles that have beautifully crispy edges and fluffy, soft centers. Serve these appetizing waffles with a topping of chopped nuts, a sprinkle of cinnamon, maple syrup, fruit sauce, or whipped cream for an incredibly delightful meal.

#28. Sweet Potato Paleo Waffles

An easy meal that’s great for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner, these delicious paleo-friendly waffles are made with grated sweet potatoes (a substitute for flour) and eggs. Cook until golden crispy and top with fresh fruit if you have a sweet tooth, or a sprinkle of cheese, herbs, or even tahini if you want a savory meal.

#29. Weight Watchers Pizza

Stay right on track with your weight watchers’ diet while enjoying this tasty pizza waffle! With the batter made from eggs, mozzarella, almond flour, and seasonings, this waffle is better than your regular pizza crust! Top with more mozzarella and pepperoni slices and bake until the cheese is completely melted before serving.

#30. Waffled Hash Browns (Two Ways!)

Here’s an easy recipe to customize your favorite breakfast food to your liking — waffled hash browns made crispy or cheesy! All you need is shredded hash browns, cheddar cheese, salt, and olive oil. While the crispy version skips the cheese, the cheesy one is, of course, layered with it. Serve hot!

AboutRibana Hategan

Ribana is a certified pastry chef and passionate home cook who curates and develops recipes that are high on nutrition. She develops and tests cost effective, nutritious meals using quality ingredients to help people better their everyday eating experiences.