Crisp Pastry Waffles

Forget the messy batter, these perfectly crisp waffles are made with tender, flaky puff pastry. Simply trim the pastry to fit the waffle maker and cook until golden brown. The result is a light and airy waffle ready for your favorite toppings!
  • thaw: 40 minutes
  • prep: 40 minutes
  • cook: 8 minutes
  • Serves: 4



  • 1/2 of a 17.3-ounce package Puff Pastry Sheets (1 sheet), thawed
  • 1/2 cup hazelnut chocolate spread
  • 12 strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 cup thawed whipped topping


  1. Heat the waffle maker.

  2. Unfold the pastry sheet on a work surface.  Trim the pastry sheet to fit the waffle maker, if needed.  Place the pastry sheet into the waffle maker and close the lid.  Cook for 8 minutes or until steaming stops and the waffle is golden brown and crisp.

  3. Cut the waffle in quarters.  Spread each quarter with 2 tablespoons hazelnut chocolate spread.  Top with the strawberries and whipped topping.

  4. Alternate Preparation: For waffle sticks, cut the pastry sheet into 6 (about 1 1/2-inches wide) strips.  Place into waffle maker and cook as directed above.

  5. Flavor Variation: You can also try peanut butter topped with sliced banana, honey and chopped pecans or lemon curd topped with marshmallow cream and broiled until the marshmallow cream is lightly browned.

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