17 Sweet & Savory Waffle Recipes

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Waffles come in all shapes, sizes, AND flavors! Here are 17 different sweet and savory waffle recipes you can try.

Do you prefer waffles or pancakes? Personally, I am a big waffle girly! I remember helping my dad make waffles for breakfast on Saturday mornings as a little girl. Most of the time we just made classic Belgian waffles, but we came up with fun toppings to spice it up.

Some of my favorite flavor combos for waffles are peanut butter and Nutella or strawberries and whipped cream. Or, have you ever had homemade buttermilk syrup? Wow SOO yummy!

Growing up, I realized that waffles are the kind of food that bring people together. They are perfect for any meal of the day. AND they are great for parties, showers, and so many other events. Because of this, I decided to round up 17 different waffle recipes. There’s a waffle for every occasion!

Fun Fact: Did you know that waffles have their own holiday? March 25th is actually Waffle Day. Depending on when you see this post, it might be close to Waffle day. If so, to celebrate the holiday you could make waffles with your kids, try a new recipe or even throw a brunch with friends. Here are recipe ideas for a brunch!

Note: To view the full recipes, click on the name of recipe.

Classic Waffle Recipes

Fluffy Buttermilk

If you’re looking for a simple, familiar flavor, buttermilk waffles are a good way to go. They are fluffy and golden with a hint of sweetness.

Easy Belgian

Belgian waffles are another classic, simple flavor that is great for those with picky eaters. Any one can enjoy these!

Savory Waffle Recipes

Bacon and Cheese Hash Brown

Wanting to try using your waffle iron for something other than waffles? These are another great breakfast item made with potatoes, bacon and cheese. YUM!

Cheddar and Chive

Waffles are a great way to hold ingredients and toppings together, where you get a bit of everything in each bite. Enjoy a cheesy, onion flavor with this cheddar and chives recipe!

5 Ingredient Zucchini

Not only are these waffles only 5 ingredients, but they even include vegetables! That’s a culinary feat if I ever heard of one.


Growing up in the South, I love all things southern, including cornbread. I love this modern, fun take on chili and cornbread!

Spinach and Feta

Tell me these waffles don’t look super artsy! This is a flavor combo I wouldn’t have ever expected, but that I’m super excited to try out!

Egg Omelet

I have made these in college, and let me tell you. They make for a simple, hearty breakfast when you are low on time. You can also make them ahead of time or eat them on the go. Great for kids!

Cheesy Stuffed Pizza

I think I can honestly say that I love pizza in all forms. As someone who loves all things cheeses and saucy, I am more than a little excited to whip up some of these. ASAP!

Sweet Waffle Recipes

Cinnamon Churro

If you’re craving churros, just make some cinnamon churro waffles! They have the same crunchy outside and soft interior, covered in cinnamon and sugar. Mmmmm that’s what I am talking about.

Peanut Butter

I don’t know about you, but my mouth is watering just looking at those waffles covered in peanut butter syrup. If you’re a fan of peanut butter, this is definitely one to try.

Brownie Batter

Making waffles just got that much easier. With a little brownie mix, you can enjoy hot, fudgy brownie batter waffles.

Red Velvet

Similar to the brownie batter flavor, this recipe uses cake mix to get a vibrant red coloring and red velvet flavor. So easy and tasty!

Lemon Poppyseed

These waffles provide a refreshing, citrus flavor with the lemon and poppyseed combo. Perfect for a brunch!


Berries and waffles are a CLASSIC! This waffle just takes it to a new level by adding strawberry flavor into the waffle!

Sweet Potato with Caramel

This recipe does a Southern take with sweet potatoes, caramel, and pecans! It’s like pumpkin pie and pecan pie had a waffle baby haha.

Sweet Banana

I love banana bread and banana muffins, so I was excited when I saw this recipe for banana waffles. I haven’t tried it yet, but it sounds AMAZING!

So there you have it. 17 sweet and savory waffle recipes to try out. Let me know what you’re favorite waffle flavor is.

Also, if you’re looking for more health-minded recipes, check out these Healthbeet recipes. This blog has lots of recipes that are low calorie, high protein, and allergy friendly.

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