Bacon Mac and Cheese Bites is an easy recipe for a last minute appetizer. With just three ingredients you will be enjoying these bites of cheesy goodness!
Mac And Cheese With Bacon
Bacon and mac 'n cheese. Bacon with macaroni and cheese is a perfect combination of two comfort foods that everyone loves!
We're talking comfort food appetizers folks.
What's better than macaroni and cheese, the ultimate comfort food, together with crispy bacon, in one little bite especially when a creamy cheese sauce is involved? Not much!
Just keep bacon in your fridge, macaroni and cheese in your freezer and mini fillo shells in your pantry and you'll always have the making of the perfect comfort food appetizer on hand..
You'll be ready at all times to whip up these creamy, cheesy, crunchy, crispy bites of comfort!
Pop these cheesy bites in your mouth when watching the big game, playing a board game or for family movie night.
Macaroni and cheese bites are the perfect appetizer when you have last minutes guests over too.
Quick to make and so delicious to eat, you won't be able to stop at just one!
Our mac and cheese bacon bites take the stress out of entertaining. Appetizers were never so easy to make and never so delicious to eat! Guaranteed to be a family favorite for sure!
No fillo shells? No worries, just make our macaroni and cheese recipe made in a mini cupcake pan.
You'll want to check out the many easy appetizer recipes here at Swirls too!
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How to make bacon mac and cheese bites
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- Preheat oven to 350F.
- Using the microwave directions on the package, prepare macaroni and cheese.
- Cool slightly.
- Place shells on a baking sheet.
- Dividing evenly, place 2 Tablespoons of crumbled bacon in bottoms of mini shells.
- Spoon prepared macaroni and cheese into shells.
- Sprinkle with remaining 4 Tbs. crumbled bacon.
- Bake until heated through, about 10 minutes.
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Sprinkle with chopped scallions
- Stir in chopped pickled jalapenos for a hint of heat
- Make this recipe with turkey bacon
- You can use precooked bacon bits in place of the bacon
Ingredients for bacon mac and cheese bites
- frozen macaroni & cheese
- mini fillo shells
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Bacon Mac And Cheese Bites
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- 1 pkg. (12 oz.) frozen macaroni & cheese, Stouffer's
- 1 pkg. (1.9 oz. ) mini fillo shells (15 baked shells) ,preferably Athens brand
- 6 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled, 6 Tbs., divided
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- Preheat oven to 350F.
- Prepare macaroni & cheese according to microwave package directions. Let cool slightly.
- Arrange mini fillo shells on baking sheet. Sprinkle 2 Tbs. crumbled bacon in bottoms of mini shells, dividing evenly.
- Fill shells with prepared macaroni & cheese and top remaining 4 Tbs. crumbled bacon.
- Bake 10 minutes or until heated through.
- Make with turkey bacon
- Garnish with chopped scallions
- Add chopped pickled jalapenos for a hint of heat
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