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Muffin-Tin Mac and Cheese Cups

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12

These muffin-tin mac and cheese cups work equally well on a buffet or in a lunch box! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1/2
lb uncooked elbow macaroni
4
tablespoons butter
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
1
cup milk
2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1/2
cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. Place foil muffin liner in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups. Spray liners with cooking spray. Cook macaroni as directed on package; drain, and set aside.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 4-quart saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat. Add flour, salt and pepper; cook and beat with whisk 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened. Slowly beat in milk. Heat just to boiling, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese. Stir in macaroni. Divide mixture evenly among cups.
  • 3
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 2 tablespoons butter uncovered on High 60 to 90 seconds or until melted. Stir in bread crumbs and parsley. Spoon on top of mixture in cups. Gently press.
  • 4
    Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until bread crumb mixture is golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Make them your own! Experiment with different cheeses and herbs, such as shredded Mexican 4-cheese blend and cilantro or shredded Italian blend and basil.
  • These reheat beautifully in the microwave, but don’t forget to remove the foil liners first!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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