Savory Cheddar-Chive Waffles

Cuisinart original

Serve these waffles in place of corn muffins with soup or your favorite chili. You may also try them with scrambled eggs and bacon for brunch or supper.


Makes 6 full waffles (24 waffle wedges)


3½       cups unbleached, all-purpose flour

3          tablespoons yellow cornmeal

2          tablespoons granulated sugar

1          teaspoon baking soda

1          teaspoon kosher salt

3          cups buttermilk

3          large eggs, lightly beaten

2⁄3       cup grapeseed or vegetable oil

¼       cup chopped fresh chives

1          cup shredded extra-sharp Cheddar

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per waffle wedge:

Calories 158 (47% from fat) • carb. 16g • pro. 5g • fat 8g

sat. fat 2g • chol. 28mg • sod. 184mg

calc. 75mg • fiber 0g


1.  Combine all dry ingredients in a large mix- ing bowl; whisk to blend. Add the buttermilk, eggs and oil; whisk until just combined. Stir in the chives and Cheddar. Let batter rest 5 minutes before using.

2.  Preheat the Cuisinart®  Waffle Maker to desired setting (a tone will sound when preheated).

3.  Pour 1 heaping cup of batter onto the center of the lower grid of the preheated waffle maker; spread evenly using a heat- proof spatula. Close cover of waffle maker. When tone sounds, waffle is ready. Open cover and carefully remove baked waffle. Repeat with remaining batter. For best results, serve immediately.

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