Fried Mac and Cheese Balls

barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Comfort at it's finest. Do a day ahead appetizer. Frozen balls work best for dredging.


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Serves:
depends on size of balls
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

1 lb
elbow macaroni
2 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
flour
2 c
warm milk
1 lb
grated smoked gouda
1 lb
grated cheddar cheese
salt and pepper to taste
2 large
eggs
3 c
panko bread crumbs
oil for frying
marinara or alfredo sauce for dipping

Step-By-Step

1Cook macaroni, drain well.

2In saucepan melt the butter and add the flour stirring to make a roux. Slowly add in the warm milk stirring constantly until thickened.

3Remove from heat and add the cheeses. Stir until melted.

4Season with salt and pepper. Stir in the macaroni

5Refrigerate until cold. Roll into balls and freeze overnight.

6Beat the eggs with a little milk and set in a dish. Put bread crumbs in separate dish. Dredge the frozen mac balls in egg wash and then roll in bread crumbs.

7Deep fry at 350 degrees until golden. Serve with dipping sauce.

About this Recipe

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