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Cranberry Pecan Waffles

cranberry pecan waffles
  • (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • (1/4 cup) whole wheat flour
  • (4 1/2 tsp. plus 1/4 cup) sugar, divided
  • (4 tsp.) baking powder
  • (1/2 tsp.) salt
  • (1/4 tsp.) baking soda
  • (1) egg
  • (1) egg white
  • (1 cup) fat-free evaporated milk
  • (1 cup) orange juice, divided
  • (2 Tbsp.) canola oil
  • (1 tsp.) grated orange peel
  • (1/3 cup) dried cranberries
  • (3 Tbsp.) pecans, chopped
  • (1 cup) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • (2 Tbsp.) water
  • (2 Tbsp.) maple syrup

Cranberry Pecan Waffles

Cranberry-orange waffles with pecans and a maple cranberry syrup.

Preparation Time
About 25 minutes
Cook Time
About 5 minutes


  1. 1Preheat waffle iron. Combine flours, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda in a large bowl.
  2. 2In a separate bowl, whisk together egg, egg white, milk, orange juice, oil and orange peel. Add to dry ingredients, stir to combine. Add dried cranberries and pecans.

  3. 3Pour 1/4 cup at a time onto preheated waffle iron and cook according to manufacturers instructions.
  4. 4Meanwhile, place a small saucepan over High heat. Add cranberries, sugar and orange juice. Bring to a boil, then simmer over medium heat 5 minutes. Take off heat to cool.

  5. 5Use a slotted spoon to set aside 1/2 cup cranberries. Process water, syrup and rest of cranberries in a blender until smooth. Combine with reserved cranberries in a serving dish. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 waffle, 2 Tbsp. syrup

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 336
  • Total Fat 9 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 57 g
  • Protein 9 g
  • Cholesterol 37 mg
  • Sodium 586 mg
  • Fiber 3 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Breakfast

Recipe Subcategory: Pancakes and Waffles

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy, Peanuts

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.