Eggnog Waffles

Eggnog Waffles

This may surprise many of you, but up until this week I had never tried eggnog! I had been hesitant to try this holiday drink since it contains raw eggs, but I took a little sip while I was whipping up a batch of these eggnog waffles. And guess what?! It wasn’t half bad! I don’t think I will be adding it as a Christmas Eve tradition, but I understand why people enjoy sipping on a warm cup of eggnog this time of year.

Eggnog Waffles

While you won’t find me giving a holiday toast with a cup of eggnog in hand, these waffles may make a yearly appearance. They are packed with the flavors of the season and are perfect for a holiday brunch. Also, with Christmas right around the corner, a surprise breakfast in bed is a sweet reminder of how caring you are…and may get you a little closer to that “dream” item on your wish list!

Eggnog Waffles

Nutella Stuffed Puffles

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Yes, you read that right. These delicious pastry/waffle hybrids are called PUFFLES! I don’t know if I was more excited over their name or the fact that I finally got to pull out the waffle iron Ian and I received for our wedding.

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To make these little creations, you simply need to roll out a pre-make pastry and bush on Nutella, fold in half to seal in the filling, cut into squares and pinch the edges shut. Then you pop them into your waffle iron and let them cook.

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Once they are ready you will have a golden, crispy waffle filled with warm Nutella. Sounds like a dream, right? I chose to serve them with fresh strawberries and a sprinkle of powdered sugar. YUM!

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