Mini Mac & Cheese Bites

“Young relatives were coming for a Christmas party, so I wanted something fun for them to eat. Instead, the adults devoured my mini mac and cheese.” —Kate Mainiero, Elizaville, New York

Mini Mac & Cheese Bites
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
3dozen 35minutes 10minutes
Servings Prep Time
3dozen 35minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, sprinkle 1/4 cup bread crumbs into 36 greased mini-muffin cups. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and seasonings until smooth; gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in 1 cup cheddar cheese and Swiss cheese until melted.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in biscuit mix, eggs and 1/2 cup bread crumbs. Add macaroni; toss to coat. Spoon about 2 tablespoons macaroni mixture into prepared mini-muffin cups; sprinkle with remaining cheddar cheese and bread crumbs.
  4. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pans 5 minutes before serving.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1 appetizer: 91 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 162mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fibre), 4g protein.