Waffles aren’t just for breakfast—they’re a weekend ritual that brings a bit of joy to your mornings. From the sweet aroma of baking to the first bite of a crispy edge, every recipe here will make your weekend feel like a celebration. Whether you’re flipping classic Belgian waffles or experimenting with savory blends like BLT waffles, this list has something for everyone. Upgrade your waffle game with these 25 fantastic recipes that promise a delicious start to your days off.

Sweet Potato Waffles. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.
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Chestnut Waffles

Stack of whole grain waffles topped with raspberry compote on a white plate, with a fork on the side.
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Elevate your weekend breakfast with chestnut flour waffles, spiced with cardamom and served with vanilla cranberry compote. These waffles are a great choice for those chilly weekend mornings.
Get the Recipe: Chestnut Waffles

Lemon Vanilla Waffle French Toast

Lemon Vanilla Waffle French Toast. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Combine lemon vanilla waffles with French toast for a fantastic start to your day. Perfect for making any weekend breakfast special!
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Sweet Potato Waffles

Sweet Potato Waffles. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Enjoy these sweet potato waffles filled with fall spices. They’re perfect for a hearty weekend breakfast.
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Blueberry Oatmeal Waffles

A plate with blueberry waffles with blueberry fruit sauce.
Blueberry Oatmeal Waffles. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Try these blueberry oatmeal waffles with crispy edges and soft insides. Topped with blueberry sauce, they’re a healthy start to any weekend.
Get the Recipe: Blueberry Oatmeal Waffles

Hashbrown Waffles

Hashbrown waffles with a poached egg on top.
Hashbrown Waffles. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Kick off your weekend with these southwestern hashbrown waffles. Loaded with green onions, ham, red pepper, and topped with a spicy poached egg, they’re the perfect pick-me-up for a great morning.
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Gingerbread Waffles

A freshly baked waffle on a plate with syrup being poured over it, surrounded by holiday decorations, including pine cones and red ornaments.
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Spice up your weekend with gingerbread waffles. The aroma of warm spices and their sweet flavor make them a great breakfast choice.
Get the Recipe: Gingerbread Waffles

Chocolate Waffles

Chocolate Waffles. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

These chocolate waffles are a great way to treat yourself this weekend. With crispy edges, fluffy middles, and a peanut butter sauce, they’re sure to make your breakfast special.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Waffles

Savory Hummus Waffles

Savory Hummus Waffles. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

These hummus waffles are packed with Italian sausage, sun-dried tomatoes, and basil. Top them with a fried egg for a perfect weekend meal.
Get the Recipe: Savory Hummus Waffles

Belgian Chocolate Waffles

Belgian Chocolate Waffles. Photo credit: Pumpkin N Spice.

Treat yourself with Belgian Chocolate Waffles. They’re quick to make and great for a sweet start to your weekend.
Get the Recipe: Belgian Chocolate Waffles

Mochi Waffles

Mochi Waffles. Photo credit: Greedy Gourmet.

Experience the unique texture of mochi waffles. They’re chewy, delicious, and a great twist on your regular waffle recipe.
Get the Recipe: Mochi Waffles

German Waffles

German Waffles. Photo credit: Maple + Mango.

Try these sweet German Waffles for a great breakfast or dessert. Simple to make and super tasty!
Get the Recipe: German Waffles

Malted Waffles

Malted Waffles. Photo credit: Greedy Gourmet.

These malted waffles are crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside, making them a perfect breakfast choice.
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Savory Cornmeal BLT Waffles

Savory BLT Waffles with Cornmeal Batter. Photo credit: Muy Bueno.

These BLT waffles with cornmeal are packed with bacon, tomatoes, and cilantro cream. They’re a great twist on a classic and perfect for a leisurely weekend breakfast.
Get the Recipe: Savory BLT Waffles with Cornmeal Batter

Eggnog Waffles

Eggnog Waffles. Photo credit: Greedy Gourmet.

Mix up your breakfast routine with eggnog waffles. If you love eggnog, these waffles are a great way to enjoy it in a new form.
Get the Recipe: Eggnog Waffles

Easy Protein Waffles

Easy Vegan Protein Waffles. Photo credit: Six Hungry Feet.

Start your weekend right with these easy vegan protein waffles. Made with bananas and raspberries, they’re naturally sweet and packed with protein.
Get the Recipe: Easy Vegan Protein Waffles

Vegan Sourdough Waffles

Vegan Sourdough Waffles. Photo credit: Delish Knowledge.

Don’t let leftover sourdough starter go to waste. Make these light and crispy vegan sourdough waffles for a great weekend breakfast.
Get the Recipe: Vegan Sourdough Waffles

Vegan Protein Waffles

Vegan Protein Waffles. Photo credit: One Clever Chef.

Whip up these vegan protein waffles for a healthy start. Made with oats and plant-based protein, they’re great for keeping you powered throughout the day.
Get the Recipe: Vegan Protein Waffles

Dosa Waffles

Dosa waffles on a neutral plate with gold silverware.
Photo credit: Masala & Chai.

Use leftover dosa batter to make these quick and crispy Dosa Waffles. Serve them with coconut chutney and sambar for a perfect brunch.
Get the Recipe: Dosa Waffles

Strawberry Waffles with Chocolate Chips

Strawberry Waffles with Chocolate Chips. Photo credit: The Unlikely Baker.

Strawberry and chocolate chip waffles are easy to make and perfect for making any morning feel special.
Get the Recipe: Strawberry Waffles with Chocolate Chips

Oreo Waffles

Oreo Waffles. Photo credit: Greedy Gourmet.

Indulge in Oreo waffles for a chocolatey weekend treat. They’re easy to make and perfect for a fun breakfast.
Get the Recipe: Oreo Waffles

Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Waffles

Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Waffle Recipe. Photo credit: DIY & Fun.

Make your weekend breakfast exciting with bacon and cheddar cheese waffles. They’re fluffy, flavorful, and great for a filling meal.
Get the Recipe: Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Waffle Recipe

Almond Flour Waffles

Gluten Free Waffles with Almond Flour. Photo credit: Seasonal Cravings.

These gluten-free almond flour waffles are perfect for brightening up your winter weekends. Top them with your favorite ingredients for a great breakfast.
Get the Recipe: Gluten Free Waffles with Almond Flour

Homemade Lemon Waffles with Blueberry Maple Syrup

Homemade Lemon Waffles with Blueberry Maple Syrup. Photo credit: Hey, Snickerdoodle!.

Whip up some homemade lemon waffles with blueberry maple syrup. Great for breakfast, brunch, or even dessert!
Get the Recipe: Homemade Lemon Waffles with Blueberry Maple Syrup

Black Forest Waffles

Black Forest Waffles. Photo credit: The Simple, Sweet Life.

Enjoy the dessert-like taste of Black Forest waffles this weekend. Topped with whipped cream and cherry sauce, they’re a perfect treat for any sweet tooth.
Get the Recipe: Black Forest Waffles

The Best Gluten Free Waffles

The Best Recipe for Gluten Free Waffles. Photo credit: Cuisine and Travel.

This is the best recipe for gluten-free waffles. They’re fluffy inside and crisp outside. Just add your favorite toppings for a perfect weekend brunch.
Get the Recipe: The Best Recipe for Gluten Free Waffles

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