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3-Ingredient Mini Waffle Skewers Your Kids Will Love

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Sweet cinnamon sugar mini waffles paired with smokey turkey bacon and fresh strawberries for the perfect skewer, lunch box kabob your kids will love!

A lunch box of Mini Waffle Skewers with fruits and egg.

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These 3-ingredient mini waffle skewers are a fun way to serve breakfast for lunch. They’re perfect for a kid’s lunch box or as an after-school snack or even as a midday meal, and they can be made with any fruit you have on hand!

Eggo mini cinnamon toast waffles are the perfect size for skewering with fresh strawberries and turkey bacon! This is one of the easiest lunch alternatives to sandwiches and it’s so fun! I mean what kid doesn’t love eating off a stick? It’s such a novelty to them, and who am I kidding it’s fun for adults too!

Ingredients For Your 3 – Ingredient Waffle Kabobs

Strawberries, eggo mini waffles, turkey bacon, and skewers make up the ingredients for waffles skewer kabobs.
  • Eggo Mini Cinnamon Toast Waffles
  • Strawberries
  • Turkey Bacon
  • 6 inch skewer
  • Syrup for dipping

How to Make Your Waffle Skewers With Turkey Bacon & Strawberries

Collage of creating Mini Waffle Skewers.
  1. Toast Eggo Mini Cinnamon Toast Waffles according to package directions. Separate the mini waffles giving you eight mini waffles. (Photo 1)
  2. Cut tops off of strawberries. (Photo 2)
Collage of assembling Mini Waffle Skewers.
  1. Cut each piece of bacon into four pieces. (Photo 3)
  2. Assemble kabobs in this order. (Photo 4)
Waffle kabob after being put together sitting on a wooden board.
  • Mini waffle
  • 2 pieces of bacon
  • Strawberry
  • Mini waffle
  • 2 pieces of bacon
  • Strawberry 

Serve with syrup if desired. 

What To Pack With Your Waffle Kabobs

You can pretty much pack anything you have on hand in your child’s lunch box that goes with the breakfast for lunch idea. A hard-boiled egg and some fresh kiwi and blueberries make for great side dishes. You can add yogurt (which can also be used for dipping!), cheese, or a mandarin orange to round out their lunch box.

Mini waffles, slices of bacon, and strawberries in a skewer.

Lunch Waffle Skewers FAQs

Can I use regular bacon instead of turkey bacon on my skewer?

Yes! If you want to use regular bacon, you can. You’ll need to add the bacon to the skewer while it’s still hot and malleable. If you wait until it’s cooled it will most likely be too hard/crisp to thread on the skewer without crumbling. Turkey bacon doesn’t get as crispy as bacon so that’s why this recipe uses it.

Can I use sausage?

You can! If your child is not a fan of bacon feel free to substitute it for precooked sausage. The sweet Eggo waffle pairs well with the sausage.

Do I have to use mini waffles?

Nope! If you don’t have or don’t like the mini waffles, you can use any kind of Eggo waffle. You’ll just need to cut it into smaller pieces so that it will fit on your skewer.

Do I have to add strawberries?

Nope! If you want, you can leave out the fruit and just put turkey bacon, and syrup on the mini waffles for a more savory version.

Can I vary the fruit?

Yes! You can use any type of fresh fruit you have on hand. Bananas, peaches, grapes, and apples would work great too. Just make sure whatever you choose to add will stay in place while it’s being skewered with turkey bacon so that your fruit doesn’t come off the stick.

Can I add syrup?

Yes! If you want to pour syrup on your mini waffles, feel free to do so. Just remember that if you’re packing them in a lunch box it will get soggy fast unless you pack extra just for dipping.

Can I add butter?

Yes! If you want to add a little bit of spreadable butter, that is okay too. You can also toast up your waffles and smear some peanut or almond butter in between them for an extra protein boost if you’re packing this as a full meal instead of just a snack.

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Sectioned lunch box with Mini Waffle Skewers, kiwi, blueberries, and hard boiled eggs.
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3-Ingredient Mini Waffle Skewers Your Kids Will Love


Author: Kim Schob
Course: Breakfast & Brunch
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Yields 2 Skewers
The perfect breakfast for lunch and an excellent sub for boring sandwichs!

Ingredients 

Instructions

  • Toast Eggo Mini Cinnamon Toast Waffles according to package directions. Separate the mini waffles giving you eight mini waffles.
  • Cut tops off of strawberries. 
  • Cut each piece of bacon into four pieces. 

Assemble kabobs in this order:

  • Mini waffle
  • 2 pieces of bacon
  • Strawberry
  • Mini waffle
  • 2 pieces of bacon
  • Strawberry
  • Serve with syrup if desired.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1Skewer Calories: 158kcal (8%) Carbohydrates: 16g (5%) Protein: 7g (14%) Fat: 8g (12%) Saturated Fat: 2g (13%) Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g Monounsaturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 23mg (8%) Sodium: 525mg (23%) Potassium: 122mg (3%) Fiber: 1g (4%) Sugar: 2g (2%) Vitamin A: 535IU (11%) Vitamin C: 14mg (17%) Calcium: 86mg (9%) Iron: 3mg (17%)

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27 Comments

  1. This is a great idea! It looks so cute too. I am pretty sure my kids will love these mini waffle skewers. Thank you for sharing this. Can’t wait to try this.

  2. I love waffles and I make them a lot but I’ve never thought of waffle skewers. They honestly look super delicious and the strawberries are giving them life.

  3. This is such a genius idea – and so easy to make. I especially like the option to add tons of fruits and make the skewers even healthier.

  4. I have never thought about making mini waffle skewers before, my kids would sure love to make this, wonderful recipe thanks.

  5. I am a waffle fan myself and need no convincing that I will enjoy these recipes incredibly. Thanks for the ideas and I would love to try them soon! – Knycx Journeying

  6. Oh my, these look so yummy and tasty! I’m sure my niece will love these recipes. I will definitely try these recipes!

  7. Those mini cinnamon toast waffles are some of my FAVES but I have never thought of using them like this! I cannot wait to try this

  8. This looks good, I like that we have different options that will go with this one. Thank you for sharing!

    Fransic – querianson.com

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