Savory Cheddar-Chive Waffles - 8 Waffles

Cuisinart original

These crispy, savory waffles are good to serve with soups or your favorite chili in place of corn muffins. You may also try them with scrambled eggs and bacon for brunch or supper. 


Makes 8 waffles


2          cup unbleached, all-purpose flour

2          tablespoons yellow cornmeal

1          tablespoon granulated sugar

½         teaspoon baking soda

½         teaspoon kosher salt

1-3⁄4    cups buttermilk

2          large eggs

½         cup vegetable oil

1          cup shredded, extra-sharp Cheddar

2          tablespoons chopped fresh chives

1 to 2   dashes hot sauce (optional)

Nutritional information

Calories 324 (52% from fat) • carb. 30g • pro. 9g • fat 19g • sat. fat 3g • chol. 57mg • sod. 318mg • calc. 129mg • fiber 1g


1. Combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl; whisk to combine. Add the buttermilk, eggs and oil; whisk until just combined. Stir in the Cheddar, chives and hot sauce, if using. Let batter rest 5 minutes before using.

2. Preheat the Cuisinart® 4-Slice Belgian Waffle Maker to desired setting.

3. Pour 2 cups of batter onto the center of the lower grid of the preheated waffle maker; spread batter evenly using a heatproof spatula. Close lid of waffle maker. Ready light will go off. When light turns green again, waffles are ready. Open lid and carefully remove baked waffles. Repeat with remaining batter. For best results, serve immediately.