MontAmoré® Waffles with Sautéed Apples & Spicy Honey


about 3 ½ cups batter; about 3 cups apples; 1 cup spicy honey


Waffle yield and serving size will vary according to iron used.

Cook & Prep Time

35 minutes

MontAmoré Waffles with Sautéed Apples and Spicy Honey

Savory, crispy, cheesy waffles topped with cinnamon-kissed sauteed apples, finished with a drizzle of sweet-spicy honey.  This dish will make your kitchen THE hot new brunch spot!

This recipe will work in a Belgian waffle maker or a regular, simply follow manufacturer's instructions for amount of batter to use.

The honey can be made ahead and stored, chilled, in an airtight container.

For a kid-friendly version, swap the spicy honey for maple syrup or plain honey.

For the die-hard cheese lover, top these waffles with MontAmoré® Cheese Butter – simply combine a stick of softened butter and ¾ cup grated MontAmoré® in a food processor; process until smooth. Store covered in the refrigerator. Fantastic on biscuits, pasta, grilled seafood, corn, or grilled steak.


MontAmore Cheddar
Sartori® Cheese

MontAmoré® Cheddar

Spicy Honey:

1 cup honey

½ -1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Sautéed Apples:

2 tablespoons butter

1 crisp apple such as fuji, cored, sliced ¼” thick

1 granny smith apple, cored, sliced ¼” thick

2 tablespoons sugar

teaspoon ground cinnamon

pinch salt

½ cup water

MontAmoré® Waffles:

2 cups all-purpose flour

3 teaspoons baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

2 eggs

1 ¾ cups 2% milk

½ cup vegetable oil

1 ¼ cups shredded MontAmoré® cheese

Oil for waffle iron


Step 1

To prepare spicy honey, combine the honey and red pepper flakes in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and transfer to a heatproof glass bowl. Let cool to room temperature.

Step 2

To prepare the apples, melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add apples and sauté 1 minute. Add sugar, cinnamon, salt and water. Simmer 5 minutes or until apples are tender but not mushy, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.

Step 3

To prepare waffles, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl; set aside.

Step 4

Lightly beat eggs in a bowl with a whisk; whisk in milk, and then oil until smooth.

Step 5

Add the wet ingredients to the dry; whisk together until combined. Switch to a spatula and fold in the cheese.

Step 6

Heat waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions. Lightly brush iron with oil. 

Add batter amount to iron according to manufacturer's directions. Cook 3-4 minutes or until browned and crisp. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve topped with sautéed apples, spicy honey, and MontAmoré® Butter if desired.