Everyone loves mac ‘n cheese! You’ll be the hit of the party, Friday evening family movie night or football season game days, when you serve this favorite comfort food as mini bites! Serve warm or at room temperature, either way, everyone will love these cheesy bites with the perfect bit of crunch from Panko breadcrumbs. Bet you can’t eat just one!
Mini Mac ‘n Cheese Bites
1 (12 oz.) pkg. deluxe macaroni and cheddar dinner with creamy cheddar cheese sauce
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
¼ cup seasoned Panko breadcrumbs
1 Tb. butter, melted
2 Tbs. chopped parsley
1. Preheat oven to 350F. Generously coat mini muffin tins with cooking spray.
2. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain and run under cold water to stop the cooking process. Transfer to bowl.
3. Stir in cheese sauce from mix, beaten egg and ½ cup shredded cheese. Divide evenly in prepared pans.
4. In small bowl combine Panko, remaining 1/2 cup shredded cheese and butter.
Sprinkle over macaroni and cheese.
5. Bake, in batches if necessary, 25 minutes or until golden and hot. Let stand in pans 10 minutes. Run knife around rims of bites to release. Sprinkle with chopped parsley. Serve warm or at room temperature.
How cute are these?
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