Candied Sweet Potato Waffles

A fun Thanksgiving leftovers brunch recipe that is sure to please, waffles made with leftover candied sweet potatoes. 

Candied Sweet Potato Waffles
Author: Jackie Alpers
This quick and easy recipe makes 2 Belgian or 4 rectangle/square waffles.


  • 4 cups leftover candied sweet potatoes (about 2 cups mashed)
  • 2 cups waffle mix such as Trader Joe’s Multigrain Baking Mix, prepared according to package directions
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Whipped cream
  • Maple syrup
  • Candied pecans or walnuts
  • Sprinkles


  • Preheat waffle iron and brush with melted butter using a pastry brush.
  • Mash the candied sweet potatoes, then fold into the prepared waffle batter with a rubber spatula until well combined.
  • Fill the waffle iron with the sweet potato batter and cook according to the waffle maker’s instructions. The amount of batter needed and cooking time will vary.
  • Serve the waffles topped with whipped cream, mini marshmallows, candied nuts, sprinkles and a drizzle of maple syrup.
Course Breakfast, brunch, Celebration Breakfasts
Cuisine American
Keyword Candied Sweet Potato waffles recipe,, sweet potato waffles recipe, Thanksgiving brunch recipe, Thanksgiving leftovers recipe, Thanksgiving leftovers sweet potato waffles recipe
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