Did you know you can bake cookies in a waffle iron? My kids love watching videos on youtube and often stumble across random ideas, like making things other than waffles in a waffle iron.
For years we didn’t own a waffle iron. Then one day I picked on up at a garage sale. I see them almost every time I shop yard sales priced for around $5. Definitely try to buy one used before paying full price.
Also, waffle irons are typically heavily discounted on Black Friday/ Cyber Monday.
Occasionally I decide to test out these ideas, and since it’s never a bad time to make cookies, I gave it a try.
We decided to video it as well, since I was in the middle of peeling wallpaper off my wall and it makes an awesome backdrop. ?
Watch the video for a real life demonstration for how to make your own Waffle Iron Cookies. Directions can be found below the video.
The question remains, why would you want to bake cookies in a waffle iron?
- It’s hot and you don’t want to turn the oven on, but you want to bake cookies.
- You only want a few cookies.
- Youtube told you it was possible.
I used my tried and true chocolate chip cookie recipe, but you can use any cookie recipe in your waffle iron.
It is very important to make a test batch since every waffle iron cooks differently. I timed my cookies on the medium setting and they took approximately 3 minutes to cook.
Waffle iron cookies are fluffier than standard cookies you bake in the oven, but they maintain the exact same flavor.
Other delicious cookie recipes to try in the waffle iron.
A good rule of thumb for deciding if you can make a cookie recipe in the waffle iron is this:
If the cookie doesn’t require any special shaping or addition of ingredients while baking it should work in a waffle iron.