Deep Fried Mac & Cheese Bites

deep fried mac and cheese bitesYour kids are going to love this one. You can make these with plain bread crumbs, Panko bread crumbs or Italian bread crumbs. These are great for dipping in marinara or alfredo sauce or just plain.

Let’s Get Baking!

You will need:

1 package of Macaroni & Cheese and ingredients according to box

2-3 cups of Italian Bread Crumbs

3 Eggs beaten

Oil for Frying

Tip: There’s a lot of ways to spice this recipe up such as making your own mac and cheese or adding other spices to the bread crumbs. The options are endless. 🙂


Cook the macaroni and cheese according to box and let cool in the refrigerator for several hours until firm. Form mac and cheese balls with the cold mac and cheese. Place the balls onto parchment paper and freeze for 2 hours. Then dip each ball into the eggs and then into the bread crumbs. Make sure the balls are well coated. Pre-Heat Oil to 350F. Drop the balls into the hot oil and cook for 3-4 minutes until both sides are brown. Drain mac and cheese balls onto a paper towel. Lightly salt. Serve.


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