A kid friendly twist with flavorful mac & cheese- serve on sticks with dipping sauce.
box (7 oz) Betty Crocker™ mac & cheese original
Margarine and milk called for on mac & cheese box
cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
cups Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
Oil for frying
Make mac & cheese as directed on box. Stir in shredded cheese and 1/2 cup of the bread crumbs. Cover; refrigerate about 20 minutes or until firm.
Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Using 1/4-cup measuring cup, scoop mac & cheese mixture into balls; roll in remaining bread crumbs. Place on cookie sheet. Freeze 30 minutes.
In deep fat fryer or heavy saucepan, heat 3 inches oil to 375°F. Fry balls in hot oil in small batches 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot with ranch dressing or barbecue sauce, if desired.
For a flavor boost, stir 1/2 cup fire-roasted tomatoes into the mac & cheese mixture after refrigerating.
A cheesy state fair favorite made easy with Betty Crocker® Mac & Cheese.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Ball
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 2 1/2g,
- 2 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.