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Waffle recipes the whole family will love

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Breakfast is a favorite meal of the day in many families, especially on the weekends. Mornings can be crazy with everyone rushing around, but weekend mornings are more laid back.

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Some kids love a hot breakfast, while others prefer cold cereal or a granola bar and a cup of yogurt. Picky eaters can be hard to please, but even picky eaters will find a favorite waffle to enjoy with these recipes for breakfast or brunch from Pillsbury.

Sunday, June 29 is National Iron Waffle Day, but any day is a good time to enjoy waffles for breakfast. These unique recipes add a little twist the whole family will love.

Sausage and Egg Waffle Tacos

1 tablespoon butter
4 eggs
2 tablespoons milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 package (12 oz) uncooked pork sausage patties (8 patties)
1 can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury Grands! buttermilk biscuits

In 8- to 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. In medium bowl, beat eggs, milk and salt with whisk. Add to skillet. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until eggs are cooked through. Cover to keep warm.

Press each sausage patty to form 3-inch round. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook half of the patties at a time over medium-high heat about 2 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Cover to keep warm.

Spray waffle maker with cooking spray. Heat waffle maker. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Press each biscuit to form 5-inch round. Place 1 biscuit at a time on waffle maker. Close lid of waffle maker; cook about 2 minutes or until golden brown.

Fold each warm waffle into taco shape; fill each waffle taco with 1 sausage patty and scrambled eggs.

Waffle Bacon Cheeseburgers

2 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1 can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury Grands! Flaky Layers refrigerated biscuits
8 slices (1 oz each) Cheddar cheese
8 slices bacon, crisply cooked, halved

Heat waffle maker on medium-high setting.

Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Divide beef into 8 portions; shape each into thin patty. If desired, season with seasoned salt and black pepper. Place 4 patties in heated skillet; cook 5 minutes on each side. Transfer cooked patties to plate. Repeat with remaining 4 patties.

While patties are cooking, separate dough into 8 biscuits; split each into 2 layers. Place 1 layer of dough in hot waffle maker. Close lid; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining layers of dough.

To serve, place each patty on 1 baked biscuit waffle. Top each patty with 1 slice of cheese and 1 halved bacon slice. Cover with remaining baked biscuit waffles.

Grands! Jr. Honey Ham Waffle Sandwiches

1 can (12 oz) Pillsbury Grands! Jr. Golden Layers® refrigerated honey butter biscuits
10 slices (2/3 oz each) Muenster cheese
5 oz very thinly sliced cooked ham (from deli)
2 1/2 teaspoons sweet honey mustard

Heat Belgian or regular waffle maker according to manufacturer's directions. Separate dough into 10 biscuits. Press or roll each to form 4 1/2-inch round.

Depending on size of waffle maker, place 1 to 2 biscuit rounds at a time in hot waffle maker. Bake about 2 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to cooling rack. Immediately place 1 slice cheese on each hot waffle. Spread 1/2 teaspoon mustard over cheese on each of 5 waffles.

To assemble sandwiches, divide ham evenly among the 5 cheese and mustard-topped waffles; top each with another waffle, cheese side down. Serve warm.

Cinnamon Roll Waffles with Cream Cheese Glaze

1 can Pillsbury Grands! refrigerated cinnamon rolls with cream cheese icing
1 cup powdered sugar
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla

Heat waffle maker; spray with cooking spray. Remove cinnamon rolls from can; set icing aside.

For each waffle, place 1 cinnamon roll in center of waffle maker; close. Bake 3 to 4 minutes or until waffle is thoroughly cooked and golden brown.

Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir together reserved icing, powdered sugar, milk and vanilla until glaze is smooth. Serve glaze over hot waffles.

S'Mores Waffles

1 can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury Grands! Flaky Layers refrigerated biscuits
4 graham crackers, separated into 8 squares
1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup milk chocolate chips

Heat waffle maker. Separate dough into 8 biscuits; separate each into 2 layers. Stretch each layer into 4-inch round.

Top 1 dough round with 1 graham cracker square. Top graham cracker with 6 to 7 marshmallows and 6 to 7 chocolate chips. Cover s’more filling with another dough round; press around edge to seal. Repeat with remaining dough rounds, crackers, marshmallows and chips.

Place 1 filled biscuit on waffle maker. Close lid; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining filled biscuits. Serve immediately.

For breakfast, brunch or anytime, waffles are a treat that even picky eaters will love. Try one of these recipes soon and enjoy.

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