Granny Smith Oatmeal Waffles

These are great topped with warm cinnamon-scented chunky applesauce and a dollop of creme fraîche.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar or honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 medium Granny Smith apples, grated


  1. Stir together flour, oats, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and nutmeg in mixing bowl.
  2. Beat eggs in a separate bowl; stir in buttermilk, oil, brown sugar or honey and vanilla extract.
  3. Add liquid mixture to dry ingredients, stirring just until blended. Fold in the grated apple. Cover and let batter sit for 1 hour before using.
  4. Heat waffle iron. Pour batter from cup or pitcher onto center of hot waffle iron. Bake for about 5 minutes or until steaming stops. Remove waffle carefully.

6 servings