Nutty Waffles – A Crunchy Twist to Breakfast

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Elevate your breakfast experience with these Nutty Waffles! Packed with the wholesome goodness of nuts and the delightful crunch of pistachios, these waffles are a perfect blend of flavor and texture. Whether you enjoy them on a leisurely weekend morning or as a special treat during the week, these Nutty Waffles are sure to become a breakfast favorite.


  • 1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄2 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener, or sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 3⁄4 cups reduced-fat milk
  • 1⁄3 cup canola oil blend
  • 1⁄2 cup egg substitute, or 2 eggs
  • 1⁄2 cup finely chopped pistachios, or nuts of choice
  • Butter-flavored cooking spray


1. Whisk Dry Ingredients: In a bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener (or sugar), baking powder, and baking soda.

2. Add Wet Ingredients: Pour in the reduced-fat milk, canola oil blend, and egg substitute. Whisk the ingredients together until the batter is smooth.

3. Incorporate Nuts: Add the finely chopped pistachios (or your choice of nuts) to the batter. Stir to evenly distribute the nuts.

4. Allow Batter to Rest: Let the waffle batter stand for 15 minutes before using. This resting period contributes to the waffles’ texture and overall quality.

5. Preheat Waffle Iron: Heat a waffle iron and coat it with butter-flavored cooking spray.

6. Cook Waffles: Pour 1⁄4 cup of the waffle mixture into the center of the preheated waffle iron. Cook until brown according to the manufacturer’s directions.

7. Serve Hot: Serve the Nutty Waffles hot with your favorite toppings.

Serving Suggestions:

  1. Chopped Fruit: Top your Nutty Waffles with a generous serving of chopped fruit for a burst of freshness.
  2. Sugar-Free Maple Syrup: Drizzle with sugar-free maple syrup for classic waffle sweetness without added sugars.

Tips for Perfect Nutty Waffles:

  • Nuts of Choice: Feel free to customize the waffles with your favorite nuts. Pecans, almonds, or walnuts would all work well.
  • Experiment with Toppings: Get creative with toppings! Consider a dollop of Greek yogurt or a sprinkle of cinnamon for extra flavor.


These Nutty Waffles are a delightful twist on the classic breakfast favorite. The addition of pistachios or your preferred nuts brings a satisfying crunch to each bite. Whether you savor them with chopped fruit, drizzle them with syrup, or enjoy them on their own, these Nutty Waffles are a treat for your taste buds.

Make breakfast special with a plate of these homemade delights!

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