Fried Macaroni and Cheese Balls

Krystal McDow

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@kmcdow

I got this from food.com. This isn't a weight watcher recipe. However, I always like putting the weight watcher points for me,regardless of how high they are. Weight Watcher Points:1 (per ball)


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Serves:

66 (5.5 dozen)

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

10 Hr

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

4 qt
water
1 tsp
salt
2 c
uncooked elbow macaroni
1/2 c
milk
3 Tbsp
milk
12 oz
package cheese spread, cubed
1 c
mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
4 large
eggs
2 c
italian seasoned breadcrumbs
1/2 c
yellow cornmeal
peanut oil, for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Lightly grease a 13x9-inch baking dish. In large saucepan, bring water and 1/2 t salt to a boil over high heat. Add pasta, and cook 6-8 minutes, or until tender; drain well.
2
In a large bowl, combine hot cooked pasta, 1/2 cup milk, cheese spread, mozzarella cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper; stir until cheeses are melted. Spoon into prepared baking dish; cover, and refrigerate 8 hours.
3
Roll macaroni and cheese into 1-inch balls; place on a baking sheet, and freeze 2 hours.
4
In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and remaining milk.
5
In a separate small bowl, combine breadcrumbs and cornmeal.
6
Dip balls into egg mixture, then dredge in breadcrumb mixture.
7
Fry macaroni and cheese balls in batches, 3-4 minutes, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American