21 Chaffle Recipes That Will Change Your Life Forever (2024)

Chaffles are the latest trendy recipe in the ketogenic diet world. If you know anything about the ketogenic diet, you understand that cheese is the new bread. Chaffles are simply cheese + egg, but you don’t have to stop there. Check out these 21 chaffle recipes (aka low carb cheese waffles) for keto down below!

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The popularity of chaffles is through the roof because it’s so customizable. You can have a chaffle for literally every meal of your day including dessert and never get bored. You seriously will not miss bread when you learn how to make this incredibly simple keto recipe.

Keto Chaffle Ideas

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Before you start, I recommend picking up a mini waffle maker. The most popular one is this Dash Mini Waffle Maker, but if you don’t want to wait several weeks to get yours, this Nostagia Mini Waffle Maker takes second place. The key to a great chaffle is in its crispiness, so the need for a non-Belgian waffle maker is very important. If you want to have a full-sized waffle that’s almost identical to Waffle House, this All Clad Waffle Maker is the Cadillac of all waffle makers with its 7 browning settings. This Cuisinart one is a solid second place and a much cheaper option. Don’t forget the waffle tongs!

The Original Chaffle Recipe

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Ingredients:

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  • 1 Egg
  • ½ cup of Shredded Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Almond Flour (Optional)

[Makes 2 chaffles, 2.6 net carbs per serving]

Directions:

  1. Preheat waffle maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  2. In a small bowl, add egg and shredded cheese and mix well.
  3. Add the optional Almond Flour to the bowl if desired. Mix well.
  4. Once the waffle maker is ready, pour ½ of batter (if it’s a single waffle maker) into the waffle maker.
  5. When the waffle is about halfway cooked, open the waffle maker and sprinkle a little cheese on top of the batter. Then, close the waffle maker and finish cooking. This extra cheese will make a nice crispy finished product.

Chaffle Combination Recipe Ideas

The sky is the limit with the original Chaffle recipe. Here are 21 Chaffle recipe ideas that will keep you busy for a while. The basic instructions apply for just about every one of these recipes. That’s what makes Chaffles so great. Check them out and tell me what you think!

Breakfast Chaffles

1. Cinnamon Toast Crunch Chaffle: 1 Egg + ½ cup hand shredded Mozzarella Cheese + 1 tablespoon Quest Cinnamon Toast Crunch Protein Powder + Make Chaffle, then + Top with 1 tablespoon Natural Peanut Butter + 2 tablespoons Sugar-Free Whipped Cream + ¼ cup Raspberries [4-6 servings, 1.7 net carbs]

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2. Brie & Cranberry Chaffle: ½ cup melted Brie + 1 Egg + 1.5 tablespoons Sugar-Free Sweetener* + 2 tablespoons Frozen Cranberries, chopped [2-3 servings, 3.4 net carbs]

3. Ultimate Keto Breakfast Sandwich Chaffle: Make Original Chaffle + 1 Fried Egg + 2 slices Bacon + 1 slice Cheese + 1 tablespoon Mayonnaise + ¼ medium sliced Avocado [1 serving, 2 chaffles, 7.8-9.3 net carbs]

4. Bagel Chaffle: 1 Egg + ½ cup shredded Mozzarella Cheese + 1 tablespoon Almond Flour +1 tablespoon Coconut Flour + ⅛ teaspoon Baking Powder + Make Chaffle, then + Top with 1 tablespoon Cream Cheese + Everything Bagel Seasoning [2 servings, 3.6 net carbs]

5. Cinnamon & Chocolate Chip Chaffle: 1 Egg + 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract + 4 drops Sugar-Free Liquid Sweetener* + 2 sprinkles Cinnamon + 1 tablespoon Almond Flour + 1 teaspoon Baking Powder + 1 cup Mozzarella Cheese + Sugar-Free Chocolate Chips [4-6 servings, 1.1 net carbs]

6. Peanut Butter & Maple Chaffle: 1 Egg + ½ cup Mozzarella Cheese + 2 tablespoons Natural Peanut Butter + 2 tablespoons Sugar-Free Maple Syrup [2 servings, 2.3 net carbs]

7. Sweet Banana Chaffle: ½ teaspoon Baking Powder + ½ teaspoon Banana Flavoring + 2 tablespoons Sugar-Free Sweetener* + 2 Eggs + ½ cup Mozzarella + 2 tablespoons Almond Flour + pinch of Salt [2 servings, 1.9 net carbs]

Lunch Chaffles

8. Quadruple McChaffle Burger: 1 Egg + 4 tablespoons Mozzarella + Make Chaffle, then + Assemble with 2 McDouble bunless burgers from McDonald’s [1 serving, 2 chaffles, 6.6 net carbs]

9. Spicy Smoked BBQ Turkey Chaffle: ½ cup Pepper Jack Cheese + 1 Egg + Salt + Pepper + 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder + ¼ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper + Make Chaffle, then + Assemble 2 slices Smoked Turkey + 1 teaspoon Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce + 1 slice Red Onion + ¼ cup Shredded Green Cabbage [1 serving, 2 chaffles, 15 net carbs]

10. Pesto Chicken Salad Chaffle: 1 Egg + ½ cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese + Make Chaffle, then + Make Pesto Chicken Salad, with + ½ shredded Rotisserie Chicken + 3 tablespoons Pesto + 2 tablespoons Mayonnaise + Salt + Pepper + Garlic + Assemble with Chaffles, and + Add additional toppings if desired such as lettuce, tomato, spicy mayo [1 serving, 2 chaffles, 4.7 net carbs]

11. Italian Sandwich Chaffle: Make Original Chaffle + Assemble with 1 tablespoon Mayonnaise + 1 teaspoon Mustard + 1 slice Salami + 1 slice Capicola + 1 slice Prosciutto + 1 slice Fresh Mozzarella + 1 teaspoon Olive Oil + 2 Basil Leaves + 1 slice Tomato + 1 slice Red Onion [1 serving, 2 chaffles, 12.2 net carbs]

More easy keto lunch ideas with just a few ingredients.

Dinner Chaffles

12. Pizza Chaffle: 1 Egg + ½ cup shredded Mozzarella Cheese + ½ teaspoon Italian Herbs + Garlic Powder + Make Chaffles, then + Top with 2 tablespoons Sugar-Free Tomato Sauce + Mozzarella Cheese + Pizza Toppings + Bake at 400 degrees for 5 minutes until cheese is melted [2 servings, 4.1 net carbs]

13. Zucchini Fritter Chaffle: 1 small finely grated & dried Zucchini + ¼ cup Almond Flour + ¼ cup Mozzarella Cheese + 2 Eggs + ½ teaspoon Baking Powder + 1 teaspoon Everything Bagel Seasoning + Make Chaffles, then + Assemble with 2 cooked Sausage Patties + 1 Slice Cheese + Dip in Sugar-Free Tomato Sauce [2-3 servings, 8.7-9.7 net carbs]

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Dessert Chaffles

14. Chocolate Chip Chaffle: ½ cup Shredded Cheese + 1 Egg + 1 teaspoon Sugar-Free Sweetener* + Sugar-Free Chocolate Chips [1-2 servings, 2.6 net carbs]

15. Oreo Chaffle: 1Egg + 1tablespoonBlack Cocoa + 1tablespoon Powdered Sugar-Free Sweetener* + ¼ teaspoon Baking Powder + 2tablespoonssoftened Cream Cheese + 1tablespoonMayonnaise + ¼tablespoonInstant Coffee Powder+ Salt + 1teaspoonVanilla + Make Chaffles, then + Make Frosting, with + 2tablespoonsPowdered Sugar-Free Sweetener* + 2tablespoonssoftened Cream Cheese + ¼teaspoonClear Vanilla + Assemble chaffles with frosting [1 serving, 2 chaffles with frosting, 4.3 net carbs]

16. Strawberry Shortcake Chaffle: 2 Eggs + 2 ounces softened Cream Cheese + ¼ cup Almond Flour + ½ teaspoon Baking Powder + 2 tablespoons Butter + 2 tablespoon Vanilla Protein Powder + 1 tablespoon Sugar-Free Caramel Syrup + Top with Strawberries + Sugar-Free Whipped Cream [6 servings, 1.7 net carbs]

17. Cake Batter Chaffle: 2 Eggs + 2 tablespoons Almond Flour + 2 ounces Cream Cheese + ½ cup Mozzarella + ½ teaspoon Cake Batter Extract + Make Chaffle, then + Make frosting, with + 2 ounces Cream Cheese + 2 ounces Ricotta Cheese + 1 teaspoon Cake Batter Extract + 1 teaspoon Sugar-Free Sweetener* [2-4 frosted servings, 6.7 net carbs]

18. Churro Chaffle: ⅔ cup Almond Flour + 1 tablespoon Coconut Flour + 3 teaspoons Baking Powder + 2 tablespoons Vanilla + 2 tablespoons Sugar-Free Sweetener* + 1 teaspoon Cinnamon + 3 Eggs + 3 tablespoons melted Butter + ¼ cup Unsweetened Almond Milk + Mix all together + Let sit for 10 minutes before making Chaffles [6-8 servings, 1.5 net carbs]

19. Sweet Chaffle: 1 Egg + 2 ounces Cream Cheese + 1 teaspoon Coconut Flour + 2 teaspoon Cocoa Powder + 1 teaspoon Vanilla + 2 teaspoon Sugar-Free Sweetener* [2 servings, 2.8 net carbs]

More easy keto dessert recipes with only 3 ingredients.

Snack Chaffles

20. Brie & Basil Chaffles: 1 Egg + ½ cup melted Brie + ½ teaspoon dried Basil + 2 diced Cherry Tomatoes [2 servings, 2 net carbs]

21. Spicy Pork Rind Chaffle: 1 Egg + ½ cup Mozzarella Cheese + 1 ounce crushed Pork Rinds + 1 diced Serrano Pepper + Serve with Cream Cheese [2 servings, 3.6 net carbs]

*List of Keto-Approved Sweeteners: Stevia, Sucralose, Erythritol Granulated, Erythritol Confectioners, Xylitol, Monk Fruit Sweetener, Yacon Syrup, EZ Sweets Liquid

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FAQs

Is it OK to eat chaffles everyday? ›

Eating 1 chaffle is almost 50% of that recommended daily intake. For that reason, I definitely wouldn't refer to them as a health food, but they are not necessarily unhealthy, either.

Are chaffles good the next day? ›

To store: Chaffles can be stored in the refrigerator, covered. They will keep well for up to 5 days. To freeze: Place leftover chaffles in a ziplock bag and store them in the freezer for up to 6 months. Reheating: Simply pop them in a toaster oven or toaster until crispy.

Why do my chaffles stick? ›

If your chaffle sticks to your waffle maker leaving behind a big gooey mess, you probably didn't let it cook long enough.

Can chaffles be frozen and reheated? ›

They reheat beautifully, straight from frozen. Reheat: You can reheat these in the toaster, toaster oven, skillet, or conventional oven at 350 degrees F. I prefer the toaster, which is the fastest and easiest, and gets them crispy.

How many carbs are in 2 chaffles? ›

Chaffles Nutrition And Carb Count

But in general, assuming you use real, whole milk cheese like cheddar or mozzarella (as opposed to cream cheese or American cheese), chaffles are entirely carb-free. A typical serving size of two chaffles contains roughly: 300 calories. 0g total carbs.

Can chaffles be eaten cold? ›

To reheat the chaffles place them in the toaster or you can microwave them for 30-60 seconds, or in the oven at 180/350 degrees. Serve chaffles hot or cold, but I personally prefer them hot. The recipe yields approximately 2 cheese waffles, it depends on your waffle iron size.

Can you put a chaffle in the toaster? ›

The best way to reheat a chaffle is through a toaster or toaster oven. Toast it like you would a slice of bread until crisp and warm. If you don't own a toaster or toaster oven, you can also reheat in the oven! Preheat the oven to 350℉ and bake for 10 minutes, or until crispy and warm in the center.

How long will chaffles last in the fridge? ›

Properly stored, chaffles will last 4-5 days in the refrigerator. To freeze, place cooled chaffles in a freezer bag or airtight container with parchment paper between each one. Frozen chaffles will keep for 3-4 months. Thaw in the refrigerator before reheating in a toaster oven or air fryer.

Why is my waffle maker smoking? ›

If you don't clean it, the build-up of batter and grease can cause the waffle maker to smoke and overheat.

What do chaffles taste like? ›

This may sound crazy, but it totally works. Chaffles taste like super crispy, cheesy waffles, but with such a mild flavor that you could drench it in syrup and not even know the difference between these and regular waffles! Except your traditional waffle has tons of carbs, and the net carbs in these are way less!

Can you use cottage cheese to make chaffles? ›

We obviously love Greek yogurt and we're gaga for eggs, but sometimes you need another protein-packed option in the rotation for breakfast (or as a snack). Enter: cottage cheese waffles (aka "chaffles").

Why is it called a chaffle? ›

The reason it's called a chaffle is because it's basically a cheese waffle. Cheese + waffle = chaffle. Get it? The mixture of cheese and eggs makes a batter that's light and fluffy with a crispy cheese exterior.

Is a chaffle maker the same as a waffle maker? ›

While chaffles are made with different ingredients than traditional waffles, they are both made in the same machine. The most important feature to look for when buying a waffle maker for chaffles is nonstick plates or griddles.

Can I eat keto bread everyday? ›

You can, maybe a slice or two here and there, but you ideally don't want to be eating too much of it. This is because a keto diet involves eating minimal carbs; less than 50g a day. However, a slice of bread contains around 20g of carbs, which is quite a chunk of your daily carbohydrate allocation.

Is it healthy to eat waffles daily? ›

Let's be honest: Waffles may be delicious, but they aren't exactly good for you. They're usually made with ingredients that nutritionists say to limit, such as white flour, butter, and lots of sugar. A Belgian waffle from IHOP, for example, has 590 calories, 29 grams of fat, and 17 grams of sugars.

How many calories is one chaffle? ›

There are 156 calories in 1 waffle Chaffle.

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