Recipe: Cheddar Cheese-Chive Waffles

ranch waffle recipe

Are you looking for something a bit different to jazz up your weekend breakfast?  Our ranch chefs recommend this recipe for Cheddar Cheese-Chive Waffles (makes 8 waffles).


1½ cups all-purpose flour

½ cup rye flour

1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese

1/3 cup minced fresh chives

2 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon grated nutmeg

¼ teaspoon salt

2 large eggs, separated

1½ cups buttermilk

½ cup whole milk

2 ounces unsalted butter, melted


  1. Preheat waffle iron.
  2. Mix together the flours, cheese, chives, baking powder, soda, nutmeg and salt into a large bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl whip the egg whites to soft, glossy peaks.
  4. In another bowl whisk together the egg yolks, buttermilk, milk and melted butter.
  5. Add the buttermilk mixture to the dry ingredients and combine. Fold in the egg whites until incorporated.
  6. Make waffles!