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Strawberry Cream Cheese Waffle Sandwiches

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 20 mins
Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 sandwich)

The night before: Make filling.   In the morning: Toast waffles. Assemble sandwiches.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (about 1/2 cup)
  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup sliced strawberries
  • 8 frozen multigrain waffles (such as Kashi), toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 269
  • fat 9.2 g
  • satfat 4.1 g
  • monofat 3 g
  • polyfat 1.3 g
  • protein 10.3 g
  • carbohydrate 42.1 g
  • fiber 6.7 g
  • cholesterol 20 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 443 mg
  • calcium 91 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Gently fold in strawberries. Spread about 3 tablespoons cream cheese mixture over each of 4 waffles; top sandwiches with remaining 4 waffles.

Cook's Notes

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Also appeared in: All You, 2014, Back to School Special; All You, October, 2015;