Best Bites: Pumpkin spice waffles


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Wake up this fall to these toasty and spicy pumpkin waffles! Check out the recipe on Best Bites!


  • 1/2 cup coconut oil

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed

  • 15 ounces pure pumpkin puree

  • 2 eggs (separated)

  • 1/2 cup whole milk

  • 1 teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice Extract (or 2 teaspoons cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg combined)

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans (optional)


  1. Preheat waffle iron according to directions.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk the coconut oil (in liquid form), both kinds of sugar, pumpkin puree, egg yolks, and milk together until smooth.

  3. Add the pumpkin pie spice extract and vanilla extract and stir.

  4. In a separate bowl mix the flour, baking powder, and salt together.

  5. Stir the flour mixture into the pumpkin mixture, just until combined.

  6. In the bowl of an electric mixer, whisk egg whites until they are white and fluffy with soft peaks.

  7. Carefully and gently fold the egg whites into the batter.

  8. Scoop about 3/4 cup of batter onto the waffle iron and cook for approx. 3 minutes or whatever your waffle maker requires (batter will be thick)

  9. Top with butter, syrup, whipped cream, and/or cinnamon if desired.

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