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Eggs, Bacon & Cheese & Chive Waffles

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Eggs, Bacon, Cheese, & Chive Waffles

  • Author: theperksofbeingus
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes


Who doesn’t love waffles?  And what makes waffles even better? Eggs and Bacon, and Cheese! One of our favorite breakfasts is poached eggs, arugula, tomatoes & bacon on savory cheese and chive waffles! Brew up a pot of coffee, and get ready for some crispy fresh deliciousness!! —The Perks



For Waffles:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 8 tablespoons (one stick) of melted butter
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Ingredients to stir into waffles

  • 2 cups Sharp  Cheese, freshly grated (We use cheddar, gouda, or whatever you have in your fridge
  • Minced Chives (about 2 tablespoons or so)
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic or garlic powder
  • Optional: Cayenne or Chipolte spice if you want it zippy!


  • 10 slices of bacon
  • 4 eggs cracked into ramekins
  • Arugula
  • Fresh cherry tomatoes, sliced in half and salted


  • Put bacon on a rimmed cookie sheet and put into 400 degree oven, checking and turning every 5 minutes till crisp
  • Sift dry ingredients into large bowl
  • In separate bowl, beat eggs
  • Wisk in buttermilk
  • Add dry ingredients to wet, lightly stirring with whisk
  • Gently fold in melted butter
  • Stir in cheese & chives
  • Add a few grinds of black pepper & garlic granules
  • Let batter rest for at least 10 minutes while you heat the waffle iron
  • Test a small amount of batter in waffle iron for flavor, and adjust seasoning if necessary!
  • Crack eggs into ramekins
  • Put water water into a 10 inch pan, add vinegar, and heat to boil, reduce to simmer
  • Drop eggs in, and baste with the hot water till whites cover the yellow, but still runny
  • Pull eggs out and put on a paper towel on a plate
  • If you are not making individual waffles, and want to keep them crisp, put on a grid o a cookie sheet, to let air circulate, and keep in 250 degree oven

To prepare:

  • Put hot waffle on plate
  • Top with 4 slices of crispy bacon
  • Mound a handful of Arugula on top
  • Delicately put 2 poached eggs on top
  • Top with cherry tomatoes
  • Add freshly ground black pepper