Delicious Spice Cake Waffles with M&M’s® Pecan Pie

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#BakeInTheFun Waffle with Toppings

 

My favorite time of year, Fall, with crisp mornings, warm days and chilly evenings.  Now that school has started, it’s fun to make something special for breakfast on the weekends.  The perfect Saturday for me would look like this; get up early, lace up my running shoes and head out to one of the local parks for a nice long walk.  When I get back to the house I would fire up the waffle iron and make these  Fall- inspired delicious Spice Cake Waffles with M&M’s® Pecan Pie.  The smell alone will rouse the sleepiest sleeper out of bed!

#BakeInTheFun Waffle Fork

I stopped by Walmart to fill a prescription and pick up ingredients for this recipe. The key ingredients are M&M’s® Pecan Pie, Mott’s® Apple Sauce Original,  Pillsbury™ Moist Supreme® Cake Mix, Pillsbury™ Creamy Supreme® Cream Cheese Icing and  Snapple® Apple Single.  You’ll need a few other ingredients to spice it up, but it’s a very easy recipe.  I have to say, that if you’re not a morning person then make these waffles for dessert – they’re that good! 

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The recipe starts off with cake mix – but I substituted the applesauce for the oil and the Snapple® Apple Single for the water.  I also added a few extra spices to the cake mix.

Ingredients:

Moist Supreme® Cake Mix – Classic Yellow

1 Cup Snapple® Apple

½ Cup Mott’s® Apple Sauce Original

3 Eggs

¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon

½ teaspoon ground clove

½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

2 cups M&M’s® Pecan Pie (divided)

1 cup Pillsbury™ Creamy Supreme® Cream Cheese Icing 

 

Instructions:

  1. Divide the M&M’s® Pecan Pie,  reserving one cup for topping. Place the remaining cup in a plastic bag and crush.  Once smashed, cut them smaller with a knife.  These go in the batter.#BakeInTheFun Chopped M&M's® Pecan Pie
  2. Put cake mix in a large mixing bowl and add a cup of Snapple® Apple, 1/2 Cup Mott’s® Apple Sauce Original, 3 eggs, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.  DO NOT ADD THE WATER AND OIL called for the box. Mix until well blended.#BakeInTheFun Ingredients
  3.  Gently fold in the crushed M&M’s® Pecan Pie.
  4. Oil your waffle maker and heat up.#BakeInTheFun Waffle Batter
  5. Place one cup of the batter in the waffle maker and cook until done (mine has a light that goes out when done – or you can tell when steam stops coming out around the edges).
  6. Gently remove the waffle from the waffle maker (I use a fork to loosen the waffle at the edges)
  7. For the topping, place 1/2 cup of the Pillsbury™ Creamy Supreme® Cream Cheese Icing in a small microwavable bowl and melt.  Mine melted in 10 seconds or less.#BakeInTheFun Frosting
  8. Drizzle the icing on the waffle and sprinkle with the remaining M&M’s® Pecan Pie.#BakeInTheFun Waffle With Toppings

This recipe should make about 8 waffles – depending on the size of your waffle maker.

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Samantha K
Samantha K
5 years ago

I have a waffle maker I have been meaning to get out for awhile. Now I have the perfect reason to! YUM! (client)

Heather {Brie Brie Blooms}

This needs to be breakfast tomorrow! Yum. #client