Fried Macaroni and Cheese Balls

Krystal McDow

By
@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)

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
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

Step-By-Step

1Lightly 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.
2In 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.
3Roll macaroni and cheese into 1-inch balls; place on a baking sheet, and freeze 2 hours.
4In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and remaining milk.
5In a separate small bowl, combine breadcrumbs and cornmeal.
6Dip balls into egg mixture, then dredge in breadcrumb mixture.
7Fry 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