Mac and Beer Cheese Cups
Recipe by: Pillsbury Recipes.
3/4 cpanko bread crumbs
8 ozuncooked elbow macaroni
1/4 call purpose flour
1 cshredded american cheese
2 1/2 cshredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
slicecooked beer brats or popcorn for garnish
How to Make Mac and Beer Cheese Cups
- Heat oven to 375^. Place foil baking cup in each of 15 regular-size muffin cups. In small microwavable bowl. microwave 1 Tablespoon of the butter uncovered on High 15 to 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in bread crumbs; set aside.
Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package to al-dente stage.
Melt remaining 3 Tablespoons butter in 4-quart saucepan over low heat. Stir in flour. Cook 1 minute, stirring with a whisk. While continuing to stir, add milk and beer. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened and smooth. Remove from heat; stir in cheeses. salt and pepper. Add cooked macaroni; stir well.
Spoon about 1/4 cup macaroni into each cup. Top each with scant 1 Tablespoon bread crumb (Panko) mixture.
Bake 25-30 minutes or until hot and topping is golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Garnish with Brat pieces or popcorn.