Easy Cheesy Waffle Iron Hashbrowns


1 bag frozen tater tots or hashbrowns, thawed

1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar
salt and pepper to taste


Spray a hot waffle iron generously with nonstick cooking spray.

Place tater tots or hasbrowns (2 per serving you plan on making) and place them in a medium sized mixing bowl. using your hands, mash the hashbrowns until crumbly. Add grated cheese.

Squeeze into lemon sized balls and place on a heated waffle iron.  Press the lid down to shut.  Because the potatoes are dense you might have to apply pressure to get the lid closed.

Cook until light brown and crispy.

Remove from waffle iron. Add salt and pepper and sprinkle with additional cheese if desired. Top with scrambled eggs, sausage gravy or just enjoy them plain with a little ketchup on the side Enjoy!