Apple Pie Waffles

Spiced homemade waffles, topped off with tender cinnamon and brown sugar coated apples. Serve with sweet maple syrup for the ultimate Fall breakfast!

Apple pie waffle recipe from @bakedbyrachel A must make Fall breakfast!

It’s hard to believe today is the first day of September! Keeping with tradition, I’m sharing an apple recipe to kick off the month! I eagerly wait for September to roll around ALL year long. I love this month…for the apples! Plus, the weather is pretty spectacular this time of year. Right now, we’re in the midst of a warm spell, but the humidity has been low and there have been frequent breezes to keep the temperature feeling comfortable. Basically, it’s been pretty perfect. I would happily enjoy this weather year round.

I finally took a trip to our favorite apple farm last week. I’d been holding out for quite a while, because I wanted to make sure I didn’t jump the gun and get the first ones… which quite frankly aren’t always the best, or at least no where near my favorites (those come later in the month). We made the mistake of visiting another local apple farm first, simply because we were in the area. I figured, one stop shopping kind of thing. Bad decision. The apples were puny and depressing. Everything else they had was beautiful, but I didn’t want tomatoes or pasta or bread… I wanted apples!

Back to our favorite apple farm. Forever and always! They never disappoint. Big bold beautiful softball sized apples. A must.

Apple pie waffle recipe from @bakedbyrachel A must make Fall breakfast!

I combined two of my favorite things into one amazing breakfast/dessert. Because let’s be real, you can totally eat this for either or both. It’s that tasty.

Growing up we regularly ate waffles with family friends. Slathered with jelly or coated with syrup. Essential sweeteners for a kid. But this version is worlds better. A treat for Fall!

Crisp and fluffy homemade spiced waffles, topped off with baked cinnamon apples. Serve with maple syrup for the ultimate Fall breakfast treat or dessert!

Be sure to add these easy and flavorful apple pie waffles to your Fall plans!

Apple pie waffle recipe from @bakedbyrachel A must make Fall breakfast!

Apple Pie Waffles

Spiced homemade waffles, topped off with tender cinnamon and brown sugar coated apples. Serve with sweet maple syrup for the ultimate Fall breakfast!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apples, Waffle
Servings: 4 plus



  • 3-4 apples
  • 3 Tb light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  • 1 1/2 C all purpose flour
  • 1/4 C cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp all spice
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • pinch cloves
  • 2 Tb light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs separated
  • 1 C milk
  • 3 Tb vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 C granulated sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. 
  • Peel and core apples. Slice into 1/4-inch thick pieces. Toss with brown sugar and cinnamon. Transfer to a small baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes or until tender. 
  • Preheat waffle iron. 
  • In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients, reserving granlated sugar for later. 
  • In a large bowl or glass measuring cup, combine liquid ingredients. 
  • Separate eggs, adding the yolks to the milk mixture and the whites to a clean medium bowl. 
  • Whisk milk mixture to combine. Pour into dry mixture, whisk or stir to combine until nearly smooth. Set aside. 
  • Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Add in granlated sugar. Continue beating until stiff peaks form. 
  • Fold egg whites into batter until no streaks remain. 
  • Add batter to coat waffle iron, cook until dark and crisp. *Do not overfill. Transfer to a wire rack to stay crisp or to an oven set at 250°F to keep warm until ready to serve. Repeat with remaining batter. 
  • Serve waffles with cooked cinnamon apples, maple syrup and whipped cream, if desired. 


Recipe serves roughly 4-8.
*Batter amount and cook time will vary per waffle iron size. Refer to your manufacturer's instructions for proper amount and time.
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel

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22 Responses to “Apple Pie Waffles”

  1. #
    Rachel Cooks — September 1, 2015 at 6:43 am

    Apple season on Baked by Rachel! :) And what a way to kick it off — these look amazing!

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      Rachel — September 2, 2015 at 6:52 pm

      Thanks Rachel!

  2. #
    Katie | Healthy Seasonal Recipes — September 1, 2015 at 7:11 am

    We always go apple picking in the fall, but I haven’t done it yet. I’m thinking it has to happen next weekend for sure. Love these waffles and the photos are so pretty with the backlighting catching on the maple syrup. So pretty!

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      Rachel — September 2, 2015 at 6:52 pm

      Definitely have to get some apples soon! Thanks so much Katie! :)

  3. #
    Marye — September 1, 2015 at 7:38 am

    These waffles sound absolutely amazing!

    • #
      Rachel — September 2, 2015 at 6:52 pm

      Thanks Marye!

  4. #
    Nutmeg Nanny — September 1, 2015 at 9:03 am

    Apple season is my favorite season! These waffles are the perfect way to kick off September :) Also seeing this post makes me want to go apple picking ASAP!

    • #
      Rachel — September 2, 2015 at 6:53 pm

      My favorite too ;) I hope you get to go apple picking soon!

  5. #
    allie @ Through Her Looking Glass — September 1, 2015 at 9:29 am

    What a great and delicious New England fall breakfast! Welcome September!!! Love that real maple syrup and yummy apples! My boys will love these!

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      Rachel — September 2, 2015 at 6:53 pm

      Thanks Allie!

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    Danae @ Recipe Runner — September 1, 2015 at 3:34 pm

    I look forward to your apple recipes every year, they always make me so happy and hungry! These waffles are a great way to kick off September!

    • #
      Rachel — September 2, 2015 at 6:53 pm

      So sweet of you to say! Thanks Danae :)

  7. #
    Julie @ Table for Two — September 2, 2015 at 9:11 pm

    It’s crazy to think that it’s already September! This is the perfect way to kick off apple season :)

    • #
      Rachel — September 3, 2015 at 7:42 am

      Isn’t it just so crazy?! I wish it were Fall forever ;)

  8. #
    Kristen — September 3, 2015 at 2:01 pm

    Back to school breakfast made AMAZING! This looks so good!

    • #
      Rachel — September 3, 2015 at 8:33 pm

      I’m pretty sure this would get the kids out of bed faster. I should plan it more often. ;)

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    nicole @ I am a Honey Bee — September 4, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    These look incredible!!!!

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      Rachel — September 4, 2015 at 7:02 pm

      Thanks Nicole!

  10. #
    Pierre-Luc — September 11, 2015 at 12:45 am

    These were very good – thanks for the recipe!

    • #
      Rachel — September 11, 2015 at 7:34 am

      So glad you enjoyed them!

  11. #
    Angelicia — February 11, 2017 at 2:20 pm

    I love them! Wonderful recepie, my family ask me to make them every weekend

    • #
      Rachel — February 13, 2017 at 7:04 am

      So glad everyone enjoys them! :)

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