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Let’s not beat around the brunch: Waffles are God’s gift to carb lovers everywhere. But did you know there are actually plenty of other foods you can make with your prized waffle iron? Here, 22 fresh ways to use what your aunt Patricia gave ya. (It was on your registry, after all.)

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WAFFLE CINNAMON ROLLS

Use the slice-and-bake kind and press with the iron. It’s that easy.

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CHEESE WAFFLES

More exciting than your average Belgian.

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Sweet Potato Hash brown WAFFLES

You had us at three ingredients.

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Grilled Cheese WAFFLES

In case you needed an excuse to call grilled cheese fancy.

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WAFFLES FRITATTA

Fritaffles are the new Cronuts.

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S’Mores WAFFLES

Campfire stories welcome.

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WAFFLE Brownies

Crispy on the outside, gooey on the inside. (We’ll understand if you want to eat these somewhere private.)

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Bacon Cheeseburger Waffles

Because why choose between breakfast and dinner? 

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Quesadilla WAFFLES

Just add avocado.

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WAFFLE Apples

For all the health nuts out there: Homemade apple chips that take only one minute.

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Chocolate Chip Waffle Cookies

Hey, you just ate an apple, right?

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Corn bread WAFFLES

Jalapeños take this Southern side up a notch.

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Cake Batter Waffles

Breakfast for dessert, anyone?

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WAFFLE Mac and Cheese

Your kid’s new favorite dinner.

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Banana Bread WAFFLES

Breadmaker, schmedmaker.

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WAFFLE DOUGHNUT CHIPS

The cinnamon-sugar-to-bite ratio is really outstanding.

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Chicken and Waffles

The greatest union since Harry met Sally.

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OMELETTE WAFFLE

One less dirty pan.

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Apple Pie WAFFLES

See ya, crust.

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WAFFLE Churros

A Spanish breakfast fit for dessert.

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WAFFLE Ice Cream Sandwiches

Waffle cones? Yawn.  

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DEEP-DISH PIZZA WAFFLES

Make the dough the night before, then assemble in five minutes for a dinner that feeds five.

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