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Nutty Pumpkin Waffles

Nutty Pumpkin WafflesChock full of nuts these pumpkin waffles are a must-bake for the holidays. Moist and light they're fun and tasty for breakfast drenched with homemade pumpkin maple sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 large eggs, separated
1 3/4 cups milk
1/2 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
3/4 cup chopped nuts

For Pumpkin Maple Sauce:
1 cup maple syrup
3/4 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine flour, sugar, cornstarch, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, ginger and nutmeg in large bowl. Combine egg yolks, milk and pumpkin in medium bowl; mix well. Add to flour mixture. Stir in butter. Beat egg whites in small mixer bowl until soft peaks form. Gently fold into pumpkin mixture.
  2. Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions. Depending on size of waffle iron, pour 1/2 cup to 1 1/2 cups batter onto hot iron. Generously sprinkle with nuts. Bake for 4 to 5 minutes or until steaming stops. Repeat with remaining batter and nuts. Serve with Pumpkin Maple Sauce.
  3. For Pumpkin Maple Sauce: Heat maple syrup, pumpkin and cinnamon in small saucepan until warm.

Makes 8 (7-inch) waffles.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.