Egg & Cheese Hash Brown Waffles

These Egg & Cheese Hash Brown Waffles are just the life hack you need to simplify your breakfast routine! Just a few ingredients is all you need and you’re well on your way to breakfast euphoria. These hash browns are your new favorite way to make breakfast!

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HASH BROWN WAFFLES

When it comes to breakfast time in my house, easy is the name of the game. Even on the weekends I don’t like to do big, complicated breakfasts. I mean, someone’s got to do those dishes, right?

That’s why I love this genius breakfast hack – Egg & Cheese Hash Brown Waffles!! By making hash browns in a waffle iron, they get super crispy on the outside, and tender in the middle, plus there’s no flipping required. Add in the eggs, cheese and chives, and it’s a whole breakfast in itself that’s finished in half the time!

Ingredients for Egg & Cheese Hashbrown Waffles

HOW TO MAKE HASH BROWNS IN A WAFFLE MAKER

Because this is a breakfast hack, we’re starting with pre-shredded (gotta love that time-saver) Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns. They are ready to go straight out of the bag – totally fresh and never frozen (because who wants soggy frozen potatoes??).

  1. Start by whisking up a few eggs and some milk, then stir them into the potatoes with some shredded cheddar, chives and salt & pepper.
  2. The next step, and this is really, really important. SPRAY THE WAFFLE IRON WITH NONSTICK COOKING SPRAY. Do not skip this step or you could have stuck-on potatoes for days. Just use your favorite non-stick cooking spray and use it generously. If you prefer you could melt some butter and brush that on. But we’re going for hackability here and the spray takes up the least of my time.
  3. Spread the hash browns mixture directly onto the bottom half of the greased waffle iron. Chances are you don’t have the same waffle maker as me, so it’s difficult to give exact measurements here…but I got about 1 cup of the mixture per waffle and finished with about 3 ¾ waffles. Depending on the size of your iron, you might need a little more or a little less of the potato mixture per waffle. Use your best judgement here. You want to fill in most of the waffle surface, leaving about a half inch around the edges to allow the potatoes to spread.
  4. The time can vary as well, so you’ll want to watch your waffle closely once you close it. I had mine on a medium-high heat setting and it took about 4-5 minutes to cook to get nice, golden brown hash brown waffles.

Ingredients mixing together in a bowl for Egg & Cheese Hash Brown Waffles

Shredded potatoes, eggs, cheese and chives mixed together for Egg & Cheese Hash Brown Waffles.

Spraying a waffle maker with nonstick cooking spray for Egg & Cheese Hash Brown Waffles

Hashbrowns with eggs and cheese in a waffle maker.

Crispy Egg & Cheese Hash Brown Waffle, made in a waffle maker

A stack of fresh, crispy Egg & Cheese Hash Brown Waffles,

HOW TO SERVE HASH BROWN WAFFLES

Don’t you love how nice and crispy these Cheesy Hash Brown Waffles get? You get nice fried bits of cheese around the edges, too. To keep your hash browns warm and crispy, just set your oven to the “warm” function, or the lowest temperature it will go, and place each waffle on a baking sheet in the oven to keep warm while you continue cooking the rest.

I like to serve these with a dollop of sour cream and some more fresh chives. The recipe will feed at least four people one waffle each, but can easily be double or even tripled, depending on how many you’re feeding nad how hungry they are.

A plate of crispy Egg & Cheese Hash Brown Waffles

HOW TO KEEP HASH BROWNS TENDER AND MOIST (NOT DRY)

  • Brush your waffle iron generously with melted butter AND use the nonstick cooking spray. This will help keep the outside from drying out.
  • Add an extra egg or two. This won’t mess up your waffles, but will help to make them a little more moist.
  • Brush on some butter as they come out of the waffle iron. Brush melted butter on the top side, then flip it out onto a plate (or baking sheet if you’re warming them in the oven) and brush the other side with butter. Serve with sour cream on the side.

A stack of fresh, crispy Egg & Cheese Hash Brown Waffles with a fork in them.

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Egg & Cheese Hash Browns Waffles

Easy and delicious and perfect for a weekend brunch or make ahead breakfast, these Hash Brown Waffles are filled with eggs, cheese and potatoes and cooked in your waffle maker!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 11 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 173kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 20-ounce package Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped chives plus some for garnishing
  • Salt & pepper
  • Sour cream for serving, if desired

Instructions
 

  • Heat waffle iron on the medium-high setting. Spray each side generously with non-stick cooking spray or brush with melted butter.
  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Stir in potatoes, cheese, chives and season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  • Depending on the size of your waffle iron, scoop a layer of the potato mixture onto the surface (for the round waffle maker, I used about 1 cup of the mixture). Spread to about ½ inch from the edges and close the waffle iron. Cook for about 5 minutes, checking every few minutes to avoid burning. When the entire waffle is golden brown in color, carefully remove from the waffle iron with a fork or tongs.

Notes

*Tip: Turn your oven to the "warm" function and place finished waffles on a baking sheet in the oven to keep warm which the rest are cooking.

Nutrition

Calories: 173kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 11gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 153mgSodium: 238mgPotassium: 98mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 595IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 239mgIron: 1mg
Keyword hash brown waffles, potato waffles

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  1. So I tried these using frozen shredded hash browns and it came out a mess. As they started to thaw, all of the ice crystals melted and made every thing stick 😩 (that was my error not the recipe.) Next time I make these I will either thaw and drain the hash browns or shred my own potatoes and squeeze the moisture out. Other than my mistakes, it came out great!

    1. Yes you definitely need to use thawed or refrigerated hash browns. Glad you plan to give them another chance, and thanks for the feedback!

    1. Yes you can freeze them. They can be a little dry when reheated, so wrap them in a damp paper towel before reheating.

        1. Reheating from frozen in a toaster or air fryer would be ideal, however, keep in mind that they might dry out. If you can, spray with a little cooking spray before reheating.

  2. This recipe turned out great! I cut it in half and used real potato. I soaked up the potato water using a paper towel. Thanks so much!

    1. Working on updating all posts – keep in mind that information contained here would be approximate. In the meantime I recommend trying myfitnesspal.com.

  3. I own a bed and breakfast, and I am always looking for new ideas to serve for breakfast. This recipe is a great addition! I did a trial run for my husband and myself and it came out perfect. It took a little while longer to cook than regular waffle batter, but came out crispy and golden, with a tender interior. I am going to serve it with some country gravy for dipping, when I serve it to my guests. Thank you!

    P.S. I am not sure why other people had problems with it sticking, I had no issues at all.

  4. This recipe was life changing for me! I’ve made it several times and outside of skipping the chives if I don’t have any on hand it’s a family favorite. I made them for my daughter and son-in-law when they brought their baby home from the hospital. They absolutely loved them. Who knew you could fit comfort food in a waffle!!! Thanks so much!

  5. Can i use mashed potatoes instead of hash browns ? I have a few leftover baked potatoes that I want to use up !

  6. Hello! I really like this recipe and I’m looking forward to doing it. But I have a question. Does the potato has to be cooked? Or raw?

    1. The potato will be raw when you put them into the waffle iron. They will be cooked through once you’re finished.

  7. These are quite yummy. I made them for dinner and the family inhaled them. I will remind people to follow the advise to spray waffle iron generously plus. I used some, but not enough – my first waffle stuck and the waffle maker was too hard to clean for the next batch. I shaped them into little patties and cooked them in a pan. Still very good. Making them again tonight.

    1. Zara I had the same problem to the extent I had to throw my waffle maker away even though I DID generously spray it. I did the thing and cooked the rest of my batch on my griddle and they cooked up fine and were very good.

    2. The exact same thing happened to me! I wish I’d have read your comment before I made them because I would have just done them in my cast iron frying pan to start. But! I did do the rest of them that way and they were amazing! Everyone raved…I served mine with a sour cream and salsa on the side!

  8. Great recipe, I changed it a little by adding 2 more eggs, some mushrooms, spinach, and red peppers. Turned out great

  9. Could you make these ahead of time and freeze them? Would you recommend heating in the oven to reheat them?

    Thanks

  10. please, please , include nutritional facts with All of your great recipes…especially the carbs

    Thank You.

    1. Hi Vicki, We are working on it. It’s quite a process to update 1000+ recipes, as I’m sure you understand.

  11. Made these for my picky mother. She loved them! I did chop up the potatoes with my chopper because she has trouble with her throat. She enjoyed them! I added some sour cream to the mixture. Delicious!

  12. These were delicious and the recommendation of sour cream made them even better. The only reason I didn’t give the recipe 5 stars was because after following the recipe, I was only able to make 3 waffles and not the 4-5 waffles the recipe says.

  13. I bought a waffle maker just to try this recipe and it did not disappoint! Made no modifications, there was no need to! ABSOLUTELY perfect as is! Thanks for sharing and for the reheat tips!

  14. going to make these but will b using fresh shredded potatoes…should i use raw shredded potatoes or just cooked?

    1. Absolutely. I would reheat them in the oven wrapped in foil if you can. They can dry out pretty easily.

    1. Absolutely. I would reheat them in the oven wrapped in foil if you can. They can dry out pretty easily. If using the microwave, try wrapping in a slightly damp towel. Microwaves vary so you may have to play around with it a bit.

  15. OH, YEAH!! Gonna make these the next holiday breakfast we have! I got tired of dancing around the in-law’s meal times so we do breakfast at our house…it works out wonderfully. I might throw in some bacon bits, too!

  16. I can’t wait to try these. They look so yummy and comforting. I love anything with cheese but when you throw in eggs and and crispy hash browns and I’m on cloud nine to Yummy Town thx for sharing

  17. Hosting a Christmas Brunch an this looks like a fun main dish. What do you think about using Hollendaise sauce as a compliment instead of sour cream?

  18. Good recipe. My 7 month old daughter loved these! Waffle iron needs to be on high heat so the outside sears – otherwise they fall apart. These reminded me of latkes so we topped them with applesauce 😉

    1. I use fresh potatoes all the time. I just shread them on a cheese grater. The only downfall to that is they get brown fast and the mixture itself gets super watery, so you kinda have to work fast or keep draining the excess water.

  19. Great recipe! I used bacon grease on the waffle iron and they came out perfectly browned. Great flavor and good with sour cream. Easy, tasty and fast.

  20. I made the recipe with 3 eggs, added some bacon bits (yum) and drizzled some maple syrup on them instead of using sour cream – made for the perfect salty/sweet combo! Definitely think adding an extra egg or two as suggested might have made them stick together better. I used a waffle iron that makes three mini waffles at a time and had trouble getting them out in one piece – even after extra oil on the iron. Will make again! Thx!

  21. This sounds great! Unfortunately, I do not have a waffle maker. Do you think I could use these ingredients and make it more like a pancake on the stove?

    1. Hey Kristen, I think that would definitely work. You’d have to play around with the cook time, and make sure to add butter or oil to the pan.

  22. We are doing a “somewhat fancy” brunch for friends. Any thoughts on adding a dollop of Hollandaise Sauce?

  23. My family wasn’t thrilled with these. Feedback from them: you can’t taste the cheese or egg, just tasted like dry hash browns. We will try again but with more cheese and eggs over easy on top.

  24. I made this at our Breakfast Madness event in our department! They turned out great. Totally going to make a bag to freeze for quick breakfast on the road. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe! I’ll be sharing this receipe with family and friends. Blessings to you!

  25. These were fantastic. I had never made them before and I ended up making them two days in a row for my guests. Then got a call from someone because they wanted to make them the following weekend!!

    Enjoy!!

    I also put a little salt on them as they came off the waffle iron.

    1. I think that would work, yes, but you’d have to judge the doneness since I haven’t made this exact recipe in cast iron.

  26. Could you make this in a quesadilla maker? I don’t have a waffle maker and we don’t really eat waffles so no use in buying one.

  27. Is there any nutritional information for this recipe? Serving size, calories, fats grams, grams of carbohydrates and protein?

    1. Hi Lisa,
      Unfortunately since I am not a nutritionist I am not always able to provide nutritional information for each recipe. However there are great sites out there, like myfitnesspal.com, that can help.

    1. It would, you would just want to squeeze out as much liquid as you can out of the potatoes. Wrap them in a tea towel or paper towels, twist the ends and squeeze over a bowl. This would help you not end up with a mushy mess! Good luck!

  28. Hi, forgive me if this has been asked before but do the potatoes need to be thawed completely before mixing everything together? Thanks! Can’t wait to try these!

  29. These were delicious! I have no idea how an earlier poster said it didn’t work. Mine were perfect. I didn’t use chives as I didn’t have any so just used some seasoned salt. The kids loved them! They looked at them and thought they were waffles so initially asked for butter. Can’t wait to try it with other things like bacon. Thanks!!

  30. I originally made these for my son who has to eat gluten free and since they were so good, I made them for everyone. We also added bacon! Yum!! I would suggest letting them cook a bit longer after the ready light goes on to make them crisp up the hash browns a bit. It’s well worth it. They are also great to freeze and then put in the toaster for a quick breakfast on the go.

    1. You can keep them in the fridge for a few days. They will dry out, however, so reheating with a damp towel in the microwave is your best bet.

  31. We made this with a twist. We made the waffle as printed except we did not do the biscuits. Instead we made sausage gravy and topped the waffles with the gravy. It was so good. You could still eat it with a fork, it just gave it a all around creamy texture with a great base. We called it the TnT breakfast waffle.

  32. This was DELICIOUS! My whole family loved it. And so quick and easy! I’m so glad to have found this recipe. Thank you!

  33. Came our delicious, I omitted the cheese, put in 1/4 c cubed bacon and a sliced green onion! Wonderful recipe, thank you!

  34. This recipe sounds good in theory, but in reality falls short. I think you’d be better off making this in a skillet on the stove top. The outside browned up pretty quickly, but the inside wasn’t fully cooked and was mushy. The outside was also not crispy at all. The whole thing was soft. Also, the mix was stuck in the waffle maker, despite thoroughly adding Pam to both sides. By the time I finished taking these out, they did not resemble waffles at all. It took me forever to get these things out of the waffle maker. These don’t have much flavor, so I’d add more seasoning to help. Next time I will make these in a skillet instead of in a waffle maker.

    1. Interesting that they didn’t work out for you. We make these often and they always come out nice and crispy! I think the type of waffle maker would also make a difference.

    2. I think you’re right about making these in a skillet.
      My waffle iron would be one ugly mess after this.
      Interesting recipe, though.

      1. You could certainly make them in a skillet. It would take longer and they wouldn’t come out quite as nice and crispy. As long as you grease your waffle make they will come out just fine.

  35. I made a few modifications based on my family’s tastes. Added an extra egg, subbed green chile for the chives and added 4 pieces of cooked, chopped bacon. I made biscuits & green chile cream gravy to go with this. Very good.

  36. Yummy. I used frozen hash browns and two different cheeses. They held together just fine. Thank you for the great breakfast idea 🙂

  37. What a great idea!! I’m thinking of all the ethnic versions of these not to mention all the add ins!! I strongly suggest bags of real bacon pieces if you don’t want to cook bacon simply because it is real bacon.

  38. I made this from frozen hash browns. It was delicious, but I made a few adjustments. I turned the heat all the way up on my iron, and left it on for a longer amount of time. They were still not crispy enough for my taste, so I broiled them for a few minutes. Added extra salt and vuala! They were delicious!

  39. We made this over the weekend a couple of times it was so good. Cool things is you can start to mix in other things like bacon and mushrooms. Love it! Easy 5 stars.

  40. i made these this morning,well i tried, my waffle maker decided to quit working so i made them like pancakes easy and terrific ‼️‼️‼️

  41. Fun alternative to the typical “egg bake”. Very fast and easy. Great for a hot summer night’s dinner. Served with salsa and sour cream. Used my square Cuisinart set on 4 and they were brown, crispy and cooked through. Definitely a keeper!

  42. I can’t wait to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing. My grandkids are going to love this. I would love to ein the skillet also.

  43. Just peeled two bags of potatoes given to me and looking for a way to preserve them! I’m going to make them up and freeze them for a quick breakfast on the go.

  44. Very good, will be adding these to our breakfast recipes. Possibly trying this waffle as a base for Eggs Benedict rather than using an English Muffin!

  45. Just tried this morning. I like the simplicity and as you say it’s hackability is greaf.

  46. Hmmmm! Since i don’t have a waffle maker, I’m contemplating using my George Foreman grill??? It won’t be same “pattern” and might depend on how thick you lay them out on the grill for the best crispness. What ya think?

    1. You could also just use a fry pan and make them potato patties/cakes.

      More seasoning might be nice, onion powder, hot pepper flakes, more salt and pepper since it is a lot of potato.

      Going to try them soon.

  47. I wanted to like these but just could not. Our waffle maker works very well and was super hot but even though they got brown there was no crisp to them at all even after 10 minutes on high in a pre heated non Belgian waffle iron exactly as deep as the one pictured( thinner so I though they would be crispy). I think drying the potatoes more after getting them out of the bag may have helped with crispiness but overall the flavor just wasn’t there, I couldn’t taste the cheese at all. I also had the same problem with them falling apart and being very difficult to get out of the waffle maker, again even after a lengthy cooking time.

  48. Is it possible to make the “batter” the night before (hash browns, egg, cheese and chives) and then make it the next morning in the waffle maker? I need to make a breakfast that in can bring somewhere so I’m trying to save time and make it easy for transit!!

  49. I tried these this a.m. they were delicious, but my waffle maker didn’t do them justice. it’s an old one with no temp. control, plus its a Belgian maker, might have been too deep. What kind of maker do you use? Thanks!

    1. I believe mine is a Cuisinart. Just a regular, not a Belgian. Were they dry or did they not cook all the way?

      1. They didn’t cook all the way, but were done, I figured it was the Belgian size. Were not dry, were delicious! I’m going to get a new maker to try again, boyfriend loved them!

  50. I am super excited about this recipe…I picked up ingredients yesterday. I will be making these for the Hubs as he has to eat breakfast on the run.

    My question is…would I be able to make these ahead of time and warm them in the oven in the mornings?

    Thank you ahead for any helpful hints.

    1. I haven’t tried this – I’ve actually used the waffle maker to rewarm them. They could dry out, but the oven would definitely be better than the microwave.

  51. I’ve pinned this recipe for sure. Who does not love potatoes and eggs. Waffles are great so why not a great combo like this one. I have a Belgian waffle maker, so I’m thinking of adding a slice a bacon or crumble sausage the second time around.

  52. These were easy and yummy! Definitely worth trying. Make sure your waffle iron is set high enough to cook all the way through.

  53. I thought this was such a great idea, but it didn’t work out so well in my waffle maker. They just didn’t firm up even though I cooked them for a full 5 minutes. They were crispy on the outside, but soft and gooey on the inside and completely came apart when I tried to remove them from the waffle iron.

    I’ll keep trying because I’d really love to get this to work. But it’s going to need some tweaks.

    1. I think all waffle makers are different and the heat/temp can vary. I hope you’ll try it again because we love them!

      1. Did you use frozen hasbrowns? They probably needed to be drained…mine turned out great, now I am making a batch with chorizo and bell peppers…..

  54. OMG> Two of my favorite things. Potatoes and cast iron. 🙂 My husband is on a hash brown kick. He gets up and cooks them every morning He really isn’t supposed to have them, he is on PD dialysis, but he takes his blockers. 🙁 He would love something like this every now and then. Yeah, limit on the cheese and milk… Thanks for the recipe.

  55. So we just made these. I’ll start by saying The Boy (my SO) did the cooking so I’m not sure he followed it exactly. He usually does.
    Ours did not hold together well at all. We eventually added another egg to see if it would help and it did a little. To be fair, not sure we have the best waffle maker.
    Also it tasted like just potato really. Wasn’t cheesy enough for me so I added some more cheese. Overall I wasn’t that super fond of it, may as well just put everything in the skillet and do it that way. But probably user error.
    Loved the idea and haven’t completely given up hope

    1. Yeah, I feel the same way, not enough cheese and seemed bland to me (like you said tasted like nothing but potato…don’t need a waffle maker, would probably be better in a cast iron skillet than a waffle maker. I was looking for this to be crispy and it was anything but.

  56. I put this on Facebook and found out it was saved by several people! I am single so I will serve this at my next Brunch. Such a clever idea.

  57. Can’t wait to try your delicious hash brown waffles. Going to grocery store now for ingredients. Who doesn’t love hash browns

  58. We are gonna try this tonight! My hens are giving me an abundant supply of eggs so we eat a lot! Was looking for something different to try!

  59. I just got a new waffle iron…I am going to bring this to work and try this out !
    I’ m sure my co-workers are going to love this !

  60. This is amazing. Im always looking for new quick breakfast ideas. Thank you.

    I hope I havent missed the skillet give away. I could really use one.

  61. I made this with a peeled and shredded potato. Came out delicious. Made 2 with one big potato. Used only 1 egg since I didn’t have as much.

  62. I like the quick and easy idea, i get so tired of the same breakfast recipes. Will try this out on our girls weekend!! May try a side of country gravy with them YUM!

  63. Thank you for this delicious easy to make recipe. I can’t wait to try it out this weekend. My family will love this. We enjoy experimenting new recipes. As a busy mom I always look for creative simple recipes. This is one I will definitely try.

  64. What a great idea! I prefer savory breakfasts to sweet, so this would be a perfect thing to do with my seldom-used waffle iron!

  65. Thank you !
    I just finished eating one. I did tweak it a bit for dietary purposes.
    I used two egg whites and one whole egg.
    I also added two tbsp. of sour cream into the batter.

    YUUUUUUUUM!

  66. I don’t have a waffle iron but will try making them on my Panini press or in my cast iron skillet with a press. They look wonderful! Looks like they will be good to make ahead and heat up for a quick on the go breakfast too.

  67. Hi! I made the recipe as per directions and made 2 waffles to taste. We thought they were too dry and not seasoned enough. So to the remainder I added more eggs, miik, cheese, onions and S/P. So much better! Thanks for the idea – such a nice change for breakfast!

  68. This recipe looks amazing! The ultimate breakfast!! I’ll be making this for the family tomorrow morning. My husband loves extra crispy potatoes. This should do the trick. THANK YOU!!

  69. Wow, the hash brown waffles look amazing! I think we will be having breakfast for dinner! Thank you for the wonderful idea.

  70. I love to get fresh ideas looking at recipes. It gets tiring fixing the same over and over. I came across your recipe egg, cheese hash brown waffle. AWESOME idea!! My family loves waffles more than pancakes. I made them the same day I seen your recipe. They loved them. They were so delicious. Thank you!!!

  71. It sounds like a yummy recipe. Am sad though that you already did your drawing for the cast iron skillet. Love cooking with cast iron. Mine stolen several years ago and I just haven’t replaced mine..
    Hope you have a great day.

  72. This looks recipe honestly looks like perfect quick breakfast. These are the ingredients I’d like in aNashville omelette anyway. Can’t wait to try it out.

  73. I’m excited to try these tomorrow for Sunday dinner! I think they’ll be delicious topped with my homemade salsa. ? Glad I stumbled on your pin, I can’t wait to start scrolling the rest of your blog!

  74. I just made these last night and then re-heated them in the oven this morning to take to church for our Sunday School breakfast. They were a hit! It took me longer than 11 minutes to make them, considering the chopping and the grating and needing to use my waffle iron twice at 5-6 minutes each. My waffle iron is a large square that makes smaller squares of waffle at a time. One bowl of mixture made 8 squares of waffles. If I spooned less “batter” in the waffle iron, it would probably cook in less time and make 2 more squares of waffles.

    I will make these again. Next time I may add some minced or powdered garlic and some parmesan cheese in addition to the sharp cheese. It will be fun to experiment with flavors!

  75. I cant wait to try this for my kids, I think it will score big with them. I love recipes that use single use appliances in a different way.

  76. Lol, to the commenter who wanted a post-cooking update: They were awesome! I used frozen, organic hashbrowns (thawed gently) and Monterrey Jack cheese, plus a smidge of garlic powder. Outstanding! I used them to make bacon sandwiches. Totally doing this again.

  77. Theses look absolutely delicious!!! Have you ever made them for the week and reheated? Or added any kind of meat? I cannot wait to make them!!

  78. This recipe was awesome! I give it 4 stars. The only problem I had is that it kept sticking even after I generously sprayed the waffle maker. I finished the recipe on square non stick pan. It worked great on the pan too. I didn’t use sour cream because my kids wanted ketchup. I didn’t have fresh chives so I use 4 tsp of dried chives. The conversion is 1 tbsp fresh for 1 tsp dry. Since 4 tbsp is 1/4 cup that’s why I use 4 tsp…in case anyone was wondering. Thanks for the great recipe will be making this again.

  79. Your recipes look wonderful!
    I don’t do a lot of cooking anymore but the breakfast ideas are great. I am going to make one of your recipes this weekend.
    Glad there are creative people like you!!?
    Thanks!!
    (Plus, you have the same first name as my oldest daughter and she is a great cook.)

  80. Why doesn’t anybody write after trying? The recipe is good but is it good to taste? Please comm not after trying, it will help others like mr too.

    1. THANK YOU!!!! You can not ever actually find a review under recipe comments. I actually did cook it, and it is very good, I added chopped Canadian bacon and it was delicious. 🙂

      1. Made these this morning – were delicious. Used russet potatoes shredded. If using potatoes dry them off with paper towel as they tend to be a little soggy. Thanks,

        1. Yes if you use fresh potatoes you definitely need to squeeze the water out of them. Thanks for sharing your experience!

  81. Hi, these sound yummy! I usually use dehydrated hash browns, any idea how many cups a 20 oz bag equates to? Thanks so much!

  82. This look delicous. I can’t wait to make them this weekend for my family. So glad I found your site. I’ll be a frequent visitor!

  83. Genius!! I can’t wait to try these later this morning!! So glad I found this recipe!
    Have A great day!
    Thank you ?

  84. Thank you so much for time saver recipe?I just bought waffle maker and want it to do more with it, this is just perfect. Specially my little one loves hash brown

    1. Such a clever idea! We do eat bunches of potatoes but never thought of this unique way. You have just opened up a doorway of endless possibilities for me, thanks.

  85. I love the idea of this recipe and can’t wIt to try it. I would love to add bacon and see how it adds a to the flavor of the hash brown waffles.

  86. I normally shred my own potatoes for hash browns. Would that work for this recipe or do they need to be frozen?

  87. I am soo wanting to make waffles, but I need to buy a waffle iron once I do I will be trying this recipe along with Grandma’s waffles.

  88. As a parent of kids that are waffle addicts- we love this receipe! Delish! The skillet would be so great to use with this one!

  89. These sound delicious! I will trying these this weekend! I love Lodge cast iron and would love to win! Thank you for the opportunity!

  90. Hi!
    Those hash brown waffles look sosimple and yummy! I like tyhe idea someone shared about adding some sausage as well! can’t wait to try it next weekend for a new change of pace! Thanks for all thenew ideas today!

  91. Oh YUM! Unfortunately, I don’t have a waffle iron. Might have to go out and buy one— but wonder if this would work if placed on a flat grill and cooked like pancakes? Thanks for making your recipes so easy to save and print.

  92. I was searching for a new Sunday morning breakfast idea and stumbled upon this genious recipe. Cant wait to try it out this morning!! Thank you

  93. I’m trying these tomorrow ! They look delicious . Can’t wait to try an easy ,fun ,quick way to prepare potatoes .

  94. I LOVE this idea & want to make them tomorrow for brunch. If these taters are NOT frozen, where in the store would one find them? Oh my gosh, my mouth is watering; good thing I type w/ my digits & NOT w/ my lips or the keyboard would be soaked!!! Thank you for the recipe & the giveaway!!!

  95. I made this recipe for my son when he came home from college….I couldn’t make them fast enough! This recipe is a keeper. Thank you for sharing!

  96. I’ve been following you on yellow bliss since hearing you speak at school HSA meeting. Fantastic multi dimensional website and blog. I am grateful.
    Laurie

  97. The waffle iron is such a versatile kitchen tool and these hash browns look awesome, what a great idea. I’ve made cake in my waffle iron on more than one occasion with excellent results. I would compare them to a mug cake that is done in the microwave.

  98. WOW! Super simple recipe (Egg & Cheese Hash Browns Waffles), but appears to cover all your breakfast needs! Thanks for sharing!

  99. Thank you for the great giveaway opportunity! I love the hash brown waffles! I can’t wait to try to make them!

    1. Sure! The eggs really work as a binder, and actually, you could just do the potatoes by themselves if you really wanted.

  100. I love crispy hashbrowns and this is the perfect way to make them quick and crispy. Thanks for the amazing recipe and tips!

  101. Count me in!!!
    This looks like a “must try”.
    My grandson loves hash brown potatoes – can’t wait to try this one out on him.
    Thank you

  102. These hashbrown waffles sound amazing! I think I could get lots of cool grandma points by making these for breakfast, lunch and maybe even dinner once in a while!! Think of all the different things that could be added to these to stretch them to other meals or just a healthy snack after playing outside, sliding, making snowmen and having snowball fights! DELICIOUS!
    Thanks for the great recipes and the chance to win this giveaway!! Who knows, I might even be able to get our 4 year old granddaughter who is a fussy eater to eat some veggies and meat by disguising them in this cool “package”! It would be a meal time changing treat!

  103. Oh YUM. The waffles look Wonderful as well as Delicious.
    Can never have enough cast iron skillets.
    Thank U 4 this wonderful giveaway opportunity

  104. I love this idea and can’t wait to try it! Especially like the idea of a new use for my waffle iron besides just waffles. Thank you!

  105. Hi there! I just wanted to say that I made these the Egg and Cheese Hashed Brown Waffles the other night and they were great! My 5 year old Son helped me and he claimed they’re the best dinner ever…we called them “Willie’s Famous Sausage Waffles!’ 🙂 The sausage part is because I had some Maple Sausage Links on hand that I cut up finely and threw in too for some extra flavor. Anyway, it was a great change of pace and something different. Just wanted to thank you for the inspiration and a thank you from Willie too! 🙂

  106. This recipe looks amazing and I bet my kids would love it, too. I’m going to pin it to try this weekend. Thanks for sharing it!

  107. Thank you for these recipes.
    They would be awesome for my Easter brunch and more.
    Your potato waffles look so yummy and crunchy..love it.

  108. I am recently retired and can’t wait to start making your recipes. I have many fond memories of my grandmother and her iron skillet 🙂

  109. What a great idea! These waffles look yummy, will have to try. This is a great giveaway! Would love to win. Growing up, my mom always used her cast iron skillet to make most suppers. Great memories.
    Thank you.

  110. I just picked up some Simply Potatoes at the grocery store yesterday. Can’t wait to try this clever version for crispy hashbrowns. Thanks for hosting a wonderful cast iron give away too.

  111. Thank you for this recipe and the opportunity to win a cast iron skillet. I am really in need of some time saving recipies that do not include a lot of processed ingredients. I can’t wait to try this! I remember my mom cooking with cast iron when I was growing up. Love cast iron.

  112. I love the idea of putting hash browns on the waffle iron! I feel like this would give it just the right amount of crispiness and I think my son would like the shape better. Such a great tip!

  113. This recipe looks so good! If I had waffle irons in my middle school kitchens, I’d try making them with my students. I’d like to win that skillet, too!

  114. Super Yummy recipes for breakfast – thank you for sharing awesome recipes.
    My family and I enjoy trying your recipes!
    Cast iron skillets/cookware are on my bucket list.
    My grandmother and great grandmothers used Cast Iron – great childhood memories! xx
    Winning this giveaway would get us started with replacing our Teflon pans.
    Gratitude to you, Kristin!

    I rate this recipe 5 Stars!!!

    (For some reason the Rate this recipe star selector below is acting funny.)

  115. I’m digging out my old electric waffle iron tonight. I’ve never been a fan of pancakes/waffles but this has my interest as does your site. I’m a newcomer to your site and I’m really enjoying it. Well done.

  116. WOW!! All of these recipes look great. I’m a sucker for breakfast. My dad used to make egg gravy when we were little. Now every time my son comes home from college he asks for egg gravy!! I’m gonna have to throw in these hashbrown waffles. Thank you for the recipes.

  117. The very first thing I ever learned to cook when I was six was my grandmother’s cornbread in an iron skillet! Forty years later I’m still cooking with an iron skillet almost daily. I would love to win this iron skillet for my daughter that has just moved to attend college. She is a huge cook as well, and honestly, I do not want to give my skillet away! Together we have tried out so many great recipes from your blog , so a new iron skillet would make these meals even better! Thank you for the opportunity and keep up the great work!

  118. Never thought of making hash browns in a waffle iron!!! Oh My Goodness…can’t wait to try tonight for dinner…thanks so much for your recipe! Would love, love, love to win the cast iron skillet!!

  119. These look great! I’m not a fan of regular waffles, but I could definitely get behind hashbrown waffles.

  120. These waffles look fantastic. With the sour cream on the side, it reminds me of potato pancakes kicked up several notches. Yum! I’ve been wanting a cast iron skillet. There’s so much you can do with it. Thanks for the giveaway.

  121. I am so trying this recipe this weekend. I will probably be thinking about it all week lol.
    Plus the cast iron pan give away…wow………winner winner chicken dinner

  122. I love using my waffle iron for things besides basic waffles. I make a potato one with bacon crumbled up in it that’s pretty marvelous. I’ve pinned yours though!

  123. This looks like breakfast for tomorrow morning! I don’t have a waffle iron, but this will work as a pancake or muffin that I can eat on my way to work! Thanks so much for such a scrumptious looking breakfast!!!

  124. Your blog about winning a cast iron skillet really brought back precious memories of my dear mother in the kitchen, cooking some delectable food with her trusty cast iron skillet. I’d give most anything to have her old skillet now. How I wish I could go back in time and spend with her again the many hours she devoted to cooking for the family. She was such a good cook and I miss her so much. What would we do without our memories?

  125. The waffles look wonderful, and how awesome is it to get a chance for a new cast iron skillet? Thank you for the chance.

  126. All of the recipes look to be simply delicious! I am widowed but usually have daughter and son-in-law over on Sunday. I am sure they will love these waffles. I have used Simply potatoes many times. Thank you for the new idea.

  127. Can’t wait to try this new recipe in the morning. We’ve lived every one we’ve tried.
    I would love to have a iron skillet I’ve never owned one before.

  128. Ooh yummy! Definitely looks like something my kids would actually eat too! lol ♥ Oh and thanks for such an awesome giveaway!!

  129. How can you go wrong with cheese eggs and hashbrowns? I’ve been looking for a skillet like this.. would be amazing to win. Thank you for the chance.

  130. Cooking with a cast iron skillet intrigues me. I’d love to win won – thanks for the lodge skillet giveaway!

  131. I love to cook and can’t wait to try the hash brown waffles recipe this weekend! It sounds awesome. I’m sharing this with my sister and my daughter who has a nineteen year old that will love this when he’s home from college. Thank you for all your delicious recipes! I’m excited to be in the drawing for the iron skillet. I got my love of iron skillets from my mother.

  132. I love my very small cast skillet and have been shopping for a new one. I’ve even been haunting the aisles at Goodwill in the hopes that an affordable one will show up.

  133. This recipe sounds deeelish! I think it’s time to invest in a waffle iron. Great presentation! I have been cooking with the same cast skillet for 48 years now and love and my kids all want it left in the will to them. So a second one would come in handy.

  134. Love love love the hash brown waffles recipe and will definitely be making this for my husband and I and also sharing it with my daughter who has four children. Kids love fun things and waffles make breakfast more fun! Thanks also for this opportunity to win the skillet. We lost ours in one of our cross the country moves. Sure do miss it! xo

  135. ii only have a very small cast iron skillet, big enough for one small egg…I would love to be able to cook your yummy recipes for others too!

  136. I love eggs, I love cheese, and I love crispy hash browns – so these waffles look super yummy! I’m definitely going to try to make these for my husband because I think he’d enjoy them too and I’m always looking for new breakfast recipes. ? Thanks so much for sharing!

  137. These recipes all sound so delicious. I love cooking in my cast iron skillet, but mine is small. I would really love a larger one. Thanks for the great ideas!

  138. This recipe looks delicious. I never think to use my waffle maker for anything outside of waffles! I’ve never cooked on a cast iron skillet but would love to try it.

  139. These hash browns look absolutely amazing. I love mine crisp, and even order them extra crispy when I get them at a restaurant. It looks like yours would have a great crunch. I only have a belgian waffle maker, do you think they would work fine in that?

  140. I’ve been wishing for a cast iron skillet. I love that it comes preseasoned! Thanks for sharing your yummy recipe. I’ll have to give it a try!

  141. I would love to win the lodge skillet. I have one of my Grandmother’s skillets and I hold it as one of my priceless possessions. I really want to try the hash browns for my granddaughter.

  142. Just YUM! Looks so delish that I’m going to try them this weekend! And, thanks so much for an opportunity to win an awesome skillet! Someone is going to be very lucky!! Be especially blessed…

  143. I love waffles and I love hash browns so why not both combined! I definitely need to try it. And to be honest, I don’t own a cast iron skillet. I would love to win one so I can try out your other tasty recipes.

  144. This recipe looks so delicious, I will have to try it. I keep trying to make hash browns but they are always sticky and mushy. Yours look amazing!

  145. All this potato and cheese goodness has made me hungry! I have always wanted to have a Lodge skillet! Make my kitchen dreams come true!