Earlier this month, I was contacted by the folks at Loacker--the brand behind these amazing little bite-sized Italian wafer cookies that I've been obsessed with for a while.
(Work in this case meant eating cookies and thinking about things I can do with them.)
And then I heard this loud beeping coming out of the kitchen. Thinking it was a fire alarm, I ran in to see what the fuss was, when I noticed that I'd somehow accidentally turned on my waffle iron while wiping down the counter, so it was beeping to let me know that it was ready to cook.
So I did! Cookies & Cream Waffles, to be exact.
I decided to use the Quadratini Dark Chocolate cookies, which are layered waffle cookies filled with a dark chocolate cream. Chopped up into small pieces (think chocolate-chunk-sized), they were perfect to fold into a creamy, vanilla-scented batter.
The waffle is light, sweet with the perfect amount of vanilla flavor, and the little chunks of cookies add a delicious crunchy chocolate surprise with each bite.
(I bet a scoop of ice cream would be good, too!)
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Cookies & Cream Waffles
Fluffy vanilla waffles studded with chunks of chocolate wafer cookies. Recipes yields about 2 large waffles or 8 small waffles
2 cups chocolate wafer cookies (such as Loacker Quadratini Chocolate Wafers)
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 large eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup butter, melted
Preheat your waffle iron. Use a knife to chop wafer cookies into 1/2" pieces. Set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, buttermilk, vanilla extract, and butter.
Pour wet ingredients in to the dry and mix just until combined. Fold in the chopped cookies.
Prepare waffles in waffle iron, according to your manufacturer's instructions.
Serve immediately with your favorite waffle toppings.