PECAN COOKIE WAFFLES WITH HONEY-CINNAMON BUTTER

 

  • Cooking Time: 35 minutes
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • Honey-Cinnamon Butter
  • 1/2 cup LAND O LAKES® Unsalted or Salted Butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Waffles
  • 3/4 cup Fisher® Chef's Naturals® Chopped Pecans
  • 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
  • 2 EGGLAND’S BEST eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half

Directions

  • In small bowl, beat butter, honey and cinnamon with electric mixer on medium-high speed 1 to 2 minutes or until light and creamy; set aside.
  • In 10-inch skillet, cook pecans over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until pecans begin to brown, then stirring constantly until light brown. Remove from skillet to plate to cool.
  • Heat oven to 200°F. Heat waffle maker. (Waffle makers without a nonstick coating may need to be brushed with vegetable oil or sprayed with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray.)
  • In large bowl, break up cookie dough; add eggs and vanilla. Beat on medium speed about 2 minutes or until smooth. Slowly add half-and-half, beating until batter is smooth and thin. Stir in 1/2 cup of the pecans.
  • Pour 1/3 cup batter onto each waffle section. (Check manufacturer’s directions for recommended amount of batter.) Close lid of waffle maker. Cook about 3 minutes or until waffles are golden brown. Carefully remove waffles to heatproof plate; keep warm in oven. Repeat with remaining batter.
  • To serve, top each waffle with about 1 tablespoon honey-cinnamon butter and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of the remaining pecans

Notes

This was my entry in the 44th Pillsbury Bake-Off. What an exciting event!

Categories: Brunch  Dessert  Main Dish  Misc. Dessert  Waffle 

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