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chicken and waffles macaroni and cheese?

Recipe by
raymond spencer
st bernard, LA

the second recipe i created from my chicken and waffles creation will be on macaroni and cheese,there will be cheesy and crunchy.

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chicken and waffles macaroni and cheese?

  • 10
    frozen waffles,thawed and toasted
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 c
    cane syrup,divided
  • 1 lb
    dry penne pasta
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 bag
    frozen popcorn chicken,thawed
  • 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 c
    2% milk
  • 1 c
    half and half
  • 1 c
    shredded colby jack cheese
  • 1 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 c
    shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    sea salt/black pepper

How To Make chicken and waffles macaroni and cheese?

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.Coat a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Cut toasted waffles into quartered with a kitchen shears.Place on a baking dish and sprinkle with parmesan cheese and drizzle with 1/2 cup cane syrup;mix well.
  • 3
    Heat 2 tablespoons margarine in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat.Add remaining cane syrup,brown sugar and crushed red pepper flakes;whisk well and let it simmer for 3 minutes.
  • 4
    Remove from heat.Add popcorn chicken and mix together until combined.Set aside.
  • 5
    Heat remaining margarine in a large saucepan over medium heat.Whisk in flour until combined.Add milk and half and half;whisk well for 5 minutes until the mixture is creamy.
  • 6
    Stir in shredded colby jack,sharp cheddar and pepper jack cheese and sea salt/black pepper until the cheeses are melted.
  • 7
    Add cooked penne pasta and popcorn chicken mixture;mix well and cook for 6 minutes.Remove from heat.
  • 8
    Pour into a prepared baking dish.Top with waffle pieces evenly.Cover with aluminum foil.
  • 9
    Bake for 20 minutes or until the cheeses are bubbly.Remove the aluminum foil.Drizzle with cane syrup.