Easy & Delicious Cottage Cheese Waffles (Flourless & Gluten-Free!)

Looking for a healthy and protein-packed breakfast that’s quick and easy to make? Look no further than these delicious cottage cheese waffles! They’re flourless, gluten-free, and packed with protein, keeping you full and satisfied all morning long.

Here’s what makes them awesome:

  • Simple 5-ingredient recipe:¬†Just blend and go!
  • High in protein:¬†Keeps you feeling full and energized.
  • Flourless and gluten-free:¬†Perfect for those with dietary restrictions.
  • Savory or sweet:¬†Enjoy them plain or add your favorite toppings.
  • Kid-approved:¬†Delicious finger food or after-workout snack.

Plus, they’re even better for you than traditional waffles! Cottage cheese is packed with:

  • Calcium:¬†Important for strong bones.
  • Protein:¬†Keeps you feeling full and helps build muscle.
  • Other nutrients:¬†Like phosphorus and vitamin B12, essential for overall health.

Ready to try them? Here’s what you’ll need:

Ingredients (makes 4 waffles):

  • ¬ĺ cups quick-cooking oats (gluten-free if needed)
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¬Ĺ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil


  1. Blend it up: Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Let the batter rest for 10 minutes to thicken.
  2. Waffle time! Preheat your waffle iron and pour or scoop the batter onto the hot surface. Cook for 4 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  3. Enjoy! Serve your waffles plain or with your favorite toppings. Here are some ideas:
  • Sweet:¬†Honey, maple syrup, berries, fruit compote
  • Savory:¬†Smoked salmon, cr√®me fra√ģche, everything bagel seasoning, avocado, scrambled eggs


  • Use good-quality, full-fat cottage cheese for the best flavor and texture.
  • Let the batter rest to ensure thicker, fluffier waffles.
  • Experiment with different toppings to find your perfect flavor combination!

These versatile waffles are perfect for a quick and healthy breakfast, a satisfying snack, or even a fun weekend brunch. So ditch the traditional waffles and give this protein-packed and delicious recipe a try!

Flourless and Gluten-Free Cottage Cheese Waffles

Indulge in the delightful experience of homemade cottage cheese waffles that are not only flourless and gluten-free but also packed with protein. These waffles are a healthy choice that doesn't compromise on taste. Easy to prepare and satisfyingly delicious, they can be enjoyed with or without toppings, making them a versatile addition to any meal.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time for Batter 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 waffles


  • ¬ĺ cups of quick-cooking oats use GF oats for gluten-free requirements
  • 1 cup of cottage cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¬Ĺ teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon of cold-pressed virgin coconut oil

Suggested Toppings:

  • Honey
  • Smoked salmon and cr√®me fra√ģche


  • Combine oats, cottage cheese, eggs, baking powder, and coconut oil in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Transfer the mixture to a bowl and let it rest for 10 minutes, allowing the batter to thicken slightly.
  • Preheat your waffle iron during the batter's resting time.
  • Pour or scoop the batter into the hot waffle iron. Use about ‚Öď cup of batter for each waffle, adjusting as needed based on your waffle maker.
  • Cook each waffle for approximately 4 minutes or until they are thoroughly cooked.
  • Once cooked, transfer the waffles to a cooling rack.
  • Serve the waffles immediately, topped with your choice of honey, smoked salmon and cr√®me fra√ģche, or any other favorite toppings.


These slightly savory waffles pair wonderfully with both sweet and savory toppings, catering to a wide range of tastes.
Nutritional Information (per waffle):
Calories: 163 kcal
Enjoy a guilt-free, nutritious breakfast or snack that's easy to make and sure to please the whole family!

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