MACARONI ‘N CHEESE CUPS
PREP TIME 35 MIN TOTAL TIME 45 MIN SERVES 8
Handheld macaroni ‘n cheese? Yes, please! This snackable, gluten-free recipe is sure to hit the spot with kids big and small alike.
• 6 oz gluten-free macaroni
• 2 1/2 oz whipped cream cheese
• 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
• 1 tbs unsalted butter
• 1 large egg
• 1/2 cup milk
• 1/2 cup sour cream
• 3 oz bacon bits
• 1-2 jalapeños diced
• salt and pepper
• 24 pieces Cheddar & Parmesan Brazilian Cheese Bread
PREHEAT OVEN TO 400 DEGREES
Make Brazilian Cheese Bread based on packaging instructions.
PREHEAT OVEN TO 375 DEGREES
Melt butter and use half of the melted butter to grease mini muffin pan, then press the bites to form the base of the cups.
Make gluten-free macaroni according to package instructions. Strain and immediately mix hot macaroni in with cream cheese, cheddar cheese, sour cream, milk, egg, remaining butter, bacon bites, diced jalapeños, and salt and pepper to taste. Mix until the clumps are smooth.
Spoon macaroni mix over the pressed bites. Bake for 12 – 14 minutes.
Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 – 10 minutes before serving.