Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
Hands-on Time
20 Mins
Total Time
20 Mins
Yield
Makes 4 waffles

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat waffle iron to medium-high heat. Stir together first 3 ingredients. Brush hot waffle iron with melted butter. Place about 3/4 cup grits mixture in prepared waffle iron; close and cook 4 minutes or until grits are golden and crisp. Repeat with remaining grits mixture.

Step 2

Waffled Gruyère & Ham Grits: Prepare recipe as directed, omitting Cheddar cheese and bacon. Stir in 1 cup shredded Gruyère cheese and 1/2 cup chopped ham before cooking.

Step 3

Waffled Jalapeño & Monterey Jack Cheese Grits: Prepare recipe as directed, omitting Cheddar cheese and bacon. Stir in 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese and 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped, before cooking.

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