Rise-and-Shine Waffles

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Mix up a whole bunch of "grain-y" and good-for-you ingredients in yummy yogurt-topped waffles.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

3/4
cup old-fashioned oats
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1
cup fat-free (skim) milk
1
cup Yoplait® Fat Free plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)
1/4
cup real maple or maple-flavored syrup
1/4
cup fat-free egg product or 2 egg whites, slightly beaten
3
tablespoons canola or soybean oil
2/3
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons ground flaxseed or wheat germ
2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon grated orange peel, if desired
1/4
teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 In large bowl, mix oats, brown sugar and milk; let stand 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix yogurt and maple syrup until well blended; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 Stir egg product and oil into oat mixture. Stir in remaining ingredients until blended. Let stand 5 minutes longer. Meanwhile, heat waffle maker; grease with vegetable oil if necessary (or spray with cooking spray before heating).
  • 3 For each waffle, pour batter onto center of hot waffle maker, spreading batter to edges. (Check manufacturer's directions for recommended amount of batter.) Close lid.
  • 4 Bake 4 to 5 minutes or until steaming stops and waffle is golden brown. Carefully remove waffle. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve waffles with topping.

Expert Tips

A good habit to get into is to add oats, wheat germ, flaxseed and other heart-healthy grains to your baked goods.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (two 4-inch waffles and about 1/4 cup topping)
Calories
420
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
500mg
500%;
Total Carbohydrate
63g
63%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
33g
33%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.