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How to make mac + cheese bites

Make Mac + Cheese Bites

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Gather your ingredients. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cook pasta according to directions. Drain and set aside.

Gather your ingredients. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cook pasta according to directions. Drain and set aside.

Spray mini muffin tins with cooking spray.

Spray mini muffin tins with cooking spray.

In a medium size pan, combine butter on medium-high.

In a medium size pan, combine butter on medium-high.

Whisk until butter is melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in flour.

Whisk until butter is melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in flour.

Slowly add milk and bring to a simmer.

Slowly add milk and bring to a simmer.

Add 1 1/2 cups of cheese and the salt + pepper.

Add 1 1/2 cups of cheese and the salt + pepper.

Stir in your cream cheese. Remove from heat.

Stir in your cream cheese. Remove from heat.

In a large mixing bowl, stir pasta and egg until mixed.

In a large mixing bowl, stir pasta and egg until mixed.

Add in your cheese sauce.

Add in your cheese sauce.

Mix until all pasta is coated.

Mix until all pasta is coated.

Spoon mac + cheese mixture into your mini muffin tins.

Spoon mac + cheese mixture into your mini muffin tins.

Sprinkle each top with remaining cheese.

Sprinkle each top with remaining cheese.

Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Allow to cool for 15 minutes.

Allow to cool for 15 minutes.

Once cooled, gently remove the bites with a spoon.

Once cooled, gently remove the bites with a spoon.

A bite size version of one of our favorite comfort foods.

A bite size version of one of our favorite comfort foods.

Enjoy! Recipe inspired by: http://www.chef-in-training.com/2015/05/homemade-mac-and-cheese-bites/

  • 0.0lb elbow macaroni
  • 2.0Tbsp butter
  • 2.0Tbsp flour
  • 1.0c milk
  • 2.0c shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2.0oz cream cheese
  • 0.0tsp salt
  • 0.0tsp pepper
  • 1.0 egg beaten