Eggnog Chicken and Waffles

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If you love eggnog and you can always go for some chicken and waffles, you can get them all in one bite with this my Eggnog Chicken and Waffles! The eggnog flavor doesn’t overpower the dish but the added sweetness strikes the perfect balance. 

My grandmother would make a batch of eggnog from scratch every holiday and the aroma would brighten up the house. And since the combination of chicken and waffles is a staple in many regions, I wanted to combine the two worlds to create something special for the season. 

Eggnog Chicken and Waffles

The crispiness you get from the fried chicken is all in the flour mixture, but that sweetness surprise in within the egg mixture.

You will definitely have the house smelling awesome and the entire family will come running to the kitchen to see what they will get to enjoy for breakfast or brunch. When you want to upgrade your typical chicken and waffle recipe give this Eggnog Chicken and Waffles a spot on the table. Enjoy!

Eggnog Chicken and Waffles

Eggnog Chicken and Waffles

  • Author: Eric
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes
  • Total Time: 28 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


If you love eggnog and you can always go for some chicken and waffles, you can get them all in one bite with this my Eggnog Chicken and Waffles!



For the waffles:

  • 1 cup Pancake Mix
  • 1 cup Eggnog
  • 2 Large Organic Brown Eggs
  • 1 tsp. Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp. Sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tbsp. Melted Butter

For the chicken:

  • 4 Chicken Wings, whole
  • 1/2 cup Pancake Mix
  • 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp. Creole Seasoning
  • 2 Large Organic Brown Eggs
  • 1/2 tbsp. Allspice Seasoning
  • 1/2 tbsp. Paprika
  • 1/2 tbsp. Ground Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground White Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Eggnog
  • Dash Red Cayenne Pepper


For the waffles:

  1. Add 1 cup of pancake mix to a bowl. Add ground nutmeg, sugar, vanilla extract and cinnamon into bowl with pancake mix and slightly stir.
  2. In a separate bowl, separate the 2 egg yokes from the egg whites and add the yokes into the bowl with other ingredients.
  3. Whip the leftover egg whites until it begins to rise and foam.
  4. Add eggnog to bowl with ingredients and stir until slightly smooth.
  5. Add melted butter and whipped egg whites into bowl with ingredients and lightly fold. Do not over blend.
  6. Pre-heat your waffle maker to default temperature. Add waffle mix into waffle maker for 3 to 4 minutes or until complete.

For the chicken:

  1. Rinse chicken and cut the wings in half. Season your wings and drumettes with creole seasoning and coat with 2 tbsp or more of all purpose flour.
  2. In a separate bowl, add 2 eggs and eggnog. Stir until smooth. Add the chicken pieces to the bowl and allow to sit for a few minutes while you prepare the flour and seasoning bag.
  3. Pre-heat your pan to medium heat and add enough olive oil to cover the bottom of the pan completely.
  4. Get a large zip lock bag and add flour, pancake mix, ground allspice, paprika, garlic powder, red cayenne pepper, white ground pepper and ground thyme and shake until mixed. Add chicken from the eggnog and egg mix into the zip lock bag and shake until each piece is coated well.
  5. Fry chicken pieces for 7 to 8 minutes on each side and set to side to cool. Serve with warm syrup.


For the waffles, you can make your batter slightly thicker or thinner by increasing or decreasing the amount of eggnog.

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Fried
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 484
  • Sugar: 33.2g
  • Sodium: 981mg
  • Fat: 20.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 72.1g
  • Fiber: 2.2g
  • Protein: 57.6g
  • Cholesterol: 438mg

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