MACARONI and CHEESE CUPCAKES

Nancy J. Patrykus

By
@Finnjin

My friend found this easy recipe while surfing the web.
Such a cute idea.
We would like to share it with you.
I understand,you can do this with scalloped potatoes also.
The ideas are unlimited....
Why not the larger muffin tins?
Credit goes to JUdY,and CHEX CEREAL.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
uncooked elbow macroni
3 c
corn chex cereal, finely crushed
2 c
shredded cheddar cheese (10-12 /0z)
5 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 Tbsp
flour
1 c
milk, warmed
1
egg yolk, slightly beaten
1/4 tsp
salt
1
egg white, beaten until stiff , but not dry

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook an drain macaroni,according to directions on package.
Move oven rack to lower 1/3 of oven.
Heat oven to 350.
Lightly grease 12 regular size muffin cups.
In a medium size bowl, mix crushed cereal, 1 cup of the cheese, and 4 Tablespoons of the melted butter.
Divide mixture among muffin cups, press firmly in bottom and up sides of cups with a spoon.
In a 3 quart saucepan , stir remaining 1 Tablespoon melted butter and flour blend with a whisk, cook over medium heat 1 minute. Gradually stir in warmed milk with a whisk, cook and stir 5 minutes or till thickened.
Remove from heat, stir in 1 cup of cheese until melted..
Stir in cooked macaroni,egg yolk,and salt. Fold in beaten egg white..
Spoon about 1/4 cup of mixture into each crust-lined cup. Top with remaining cheese.
Bake about 20 minutes or until golden and puffed.
Cool 5 minutes, remove from pan. Serve warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides, Other Snacks
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #cheese, #easy, #fast, #and, #macaroni