Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Waffles

Do you love warm delicious waffles but think, how can I do that with no time in the morning? Well, I’ve finally found an excellent solution for those busy days where you really want a wholesome meal, but have no time. Enter, oatmeal chocolate chip waffles — crispy, fluffy and simple to make!

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Waffles | The perfect Gluten-Free breakfast for families.

Most days are busy in the mornings at my house. Meaning, that I have to find a quick way to whip up a filling breakfast while keeping it nutritious. Oh, and get the kids out of bed, fed, dressed and out the door to start our day.

I like that these waffles are simple because I can throw all the ingredients into a blender and have minimal cleanup, did I mention there is chocolate in them?

It’s true that these chocolate chip waffles tend to be a staple breakfast in my house. My kids like them because they can add their favorite toppings like nuts, fruits, and my homemade syrups. My daughter loves when I have leftovers because she can easily pack them in her lunch or eat as a quick snack. But, I like them because I can freeze the waffles and use them for lunches and snacks — fast and easy is always a bonus!

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Waffles | The perfect Gluten-Free breakfast for families.

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been adapting my traditional waffle recipe to make it gluten-free since only half the house consumes gluten. Now, let’s be honest. It is so hard to find a tasty, fluffy and crispy gluten-free waffle. But after lots of experimenting, I can say I have this delicious gluten-free version won’t be going anywhere. I like how versatile this recipe is because the waffles can be done with or without gluten.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Waffles | The perfect Gluten-Free breakfast for families.

Next time you’re faced with a time crunch like me, but still want a warm breakfast that is full of nutrition and sure to feel you full until lunch, try out this recipe. The smell alone will promptly get the kids out of bed in the morning.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Waffles | The perfect Gluten-Free breakfast for families.

What are your favorite waffles to make at home?

Gluten-Free Breakfast: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Waffles

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Waffles | The perfect Gluten-Free breakfast for families.
  • Author: Laura Fuentes
  • Yield: 6-8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 3/4 cups old fashion oats (not quick oats)
  • 1 cup flour (regular or gluten-free)
  • Handful chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions

  1. Blend together wet ingredients.
  2. Add all dry ingredients to blender and blend,
  3. for a minute or so, until oats have become a smooth batter.
  4. Fold-in chocolate chips.
  5. Grease waffle iron, pour batter, cook.

 

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Waffles | The perfect Gluten-Free breakfast for families.

6 thoughts on “Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Waffles”

  1. Jessica says:

    I made these last night for dinner. they were INCREDIBLE!

  2. Lorraine says:

    I made these this morning. my family LOVED them.

  3. Sarah says:

    These are awesome!

  4. Heather says:

    Has anyone tried an egg substitute with these?

  5. Gina says:

    Yummmmo! We used some commercial GF pancake and waffle mix for the GF flour portion which increased the protein. LOVE LOVE LOVE that there is no sugar (apart from choc chips). Thanks Laura xx

    1. Laura Fuentes says:

      So glad these worked out so well for you!

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