How to Win Hearts With Bacon Waffles

Years ago on a Sunday morning we had four mouths to feed and only six pieces of bacon. What a dilemma, eh? We channeled Macgyver, chopped up that bacon and threw it in some batter!

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Crank up that fan/vent contraption and fry up some bacon. I only had six pieces, but you can fry as little or as much as you want.

Crank up that fan/vent contraption and fry up some bacon. I only had six pieces, but you can fry as little or as much as you want.

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Let the bacon chill on some paper towels.

Let the bacon chill on some paper towels.

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Use a chef's or santoku knife to coarsely chop up your bacon and set aside.

Use a chef's or santoku knife to coarsely chop up your bacon and set aside.

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Gather remaining ingredients and utensils and follow the waffle recipe instructions on the back of the box.

Gather remaining ingredients and utensils and follow the waffle recipe instructions on the back of the box.

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You can use any fancy recipe you want but I use Bisquick because I enjoy eating waffles more than cleaning up a waffles from scratch fiasco. Been there, done that, not worth it!

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Mix until just blended.

Mix until just blended.

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Plug in your waffle iron and brush some of the leftover bacon grease on the iron. I do this instead of using nonstick spray for more bacon flavor. Keep the iron open while it heats up for one minute.

Plug in your waffle iron and brush some of the leftover bacon grease on the iron. I do this instead of using nonstick spray for more bacon flavor. Keep the iron open while it heats up for one minute.

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Pour batter evenly  through iron and sprinkle desired amount of bacon over it.

Pour batter evenly through iron and sprinkle desired amount of bacon over it.

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Most waffle irons have a handy doneness indicator light but you can also tell waffle doneness by the amount of steam coming from the iron. If the iron is steaming it's still cooking.

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Bam! Open it up for sweet bacon goodness.

Bam! Open it up for sweet bacon goodness.

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Slather butter, syrup and whatever you like on top. Expect endless hugs, kisses and praise from the ones you love. Enjoy!

Slather butter, syrup and whatever you like on top. Expect endless hugs, kisses and praise from the ones you love. Enjoy!

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Feel free to put leftovers in plastic resealable bags, suck out the remaining air and put in freezer. Reheat waffles in toaster or toaster oven for a crispy breakfast that's as simple as cereal.

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