MACARONI and CHEESE CUPCAKES

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make MACARONI and CHEESE CUPCAKES

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.

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About MACARONI and CHEESE CUPCAKES

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




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