Nutty Pumpkin Waffles

Nutty Pumpkin Waffles

Nutty Pumpkin Waffles are chock full of nuts and a must-bake for the holidays. Moist and light, they're fun and tasty for breakfast drenched with homemade Pumpkin Maple sauce, and perfect for brunch or lunch too.



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1 3/4 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts

Pumpkin Maple Sauce

  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Waffles: Combine flour, sugar, cornstarch, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, ginger and nutmeg in large bowl.
  2. Combine egg yolks, milk and pumpkin in medium bowl; mix well. Add to flour mixture. Stir in butter.
  3. Beat egg whites in small mixer bowl until soft peaks form. Gently fold into pumpkin mixture.
  4. Heat waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions. Depending on size of waffle iron, pour 1/2 cup to 1 1/2 cups batter onto hot iron. Generously sprinkle with nuts. Bake for 4 to 5 minutes or until steaming stops. Repeat with remaining batter and nuts.
  5. Serve with Pumpkin Maple Sauce.
  6. Pumpkin Maple Sauce: Heat all ingredients in a small saucepan until warm.

10 min prep | 15 min total | 8 (7-inch diameter) waffles

Nutrition Information Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe Servings Per Recipe: 8 - Amount Per Serving Calories: 400 Calories from Fat: 110 Total Fat: 13g (20% of DV) Saturated Fat: 3.5g (18% of DV) Cholesterol: 65mg (22% of DV) Sodium: 370mg (15% of DV) Carbohydrates: 65g (22% of DV) Dietary Fiber: 4g (16% of DV) Sugars: 27g Protein: 9g

Vitamin A: 100% of DV Vitamin C: 2% of DV Calcium: 15% of DV Iron: 15% of DV

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Nestlé and