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Bacon Potato and Cheese Waffles

These freezer-friendly Bacon Potato and Cheese Waffles make school mornings just a little bit easier and a lot more yummy! Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or an after school snack!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon potato and cheese waffles, waffles
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 waffles
Calories 229kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 1 cup refrigerated hash browns if using frozen, thaw and pat dry
  • 1/4 cup Challenge Unsalted Butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 5 strips bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives


  • Melt butter in a medium skillet. Add potatoes and cook for 3-5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, remove from heat and let cool.
  • Whisk flour and baking powder together in a large bowl. Whisk in milk and eggs until smooth.
  • Stir in cheese, bacon, chives, and potatoes.
  • Preheat waffle maker and cook waffles according to manufacturer's directions.

Tips for Freezing

  • Place waffles on a parchment lined baking sheet making sure they don't touch. Place baking sheet in freezer for 30-60 minutes to "flash" freeze the waffles. Place frozen waffles in a ziploc bag and store for up to three weeks in freezer. To reheat, place in the toaster and toast until heated through.


Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 391mg | Potassium: 282mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 293IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 1mg