Easy Mac and Cheese Muffins
This takes a fun approach to the traditional mac and cheese recipe. Kids can eat it like a muffin and with their hands, making it a new mac and cheese experience!
Crowd Pleaser! Made these for my daughter's birthday party... just be sure to bake close to serving, if left out the macaroni will get a bit stiff (naturally) I used whole wheat shell noodles and it came out wonderful
super cute idea for mac and cheese! added seasonings as did most other reviewers (garlic and onion powders, cracked black pepper), and i omitted the oil in the topped as it seemed unecessary. these turned out to be creamy although i was worried they'd be dry. for some bizarre reason my kids wouldn't eat them, which is so weird - they love macaroni and cheese. but i thought they were good! thanks!
Maybe it's because I like my macaroni and cheese creamy that I wasn't a big fan of this. It is anything but, but then I guess it would have to be on the dry side in order to keep its shape. I noted some of the reviewers' comments that this was bland, lacking flavor. Normally I dismiss comments like that, thinking that some people forget or don't appreciate what simple fresh flavors are or taste like. And in this case, I wondered how this could be any more bland than any other basic macaroni and cheese recipe, since the ingredients were essentially the same. But curiously this WAS bland, and it WAS rather flavorless, and I had even given it a good shot of King Arthur's Vermont Cheese Powder! And again, this was dry, all the sauce absorbed during baking, which won't appeal to others like myself who prefer creamy macaroni and cheese. So for me the macaroni and cheese itself was mediocre, forgettable. But I'll give it five stars for presentation and cuteness. Overall, I'll rate this four stars and cal
The mac and cheese is no doubt bland - but, that can be fixed. I too like the idea of using muffin tins to cook this. Makes lovely individually sized servings and you really can't find anything more simplistic than this. I froze them and have found they make perfect lunch time treats. As for the mac itself, I admit that I doctored it up quite a bit to make it better. Add black pepper, more cheese and even a dash of garlic powder. I also added some sour cream to the noodle mixture and it comes out tasting creamy and delicious. Thank you for the recipe.
I looked everywhere and couldn’t see how many servings the recipe is supposed to make. I had to run out and buy everything again because I didn’t have enough. Also, at the top it says 40 minutes of cooking time, but the recipe says 30. Since i can’t get basic information I won’t be using this site again.
This turned out ok, but probably would have been fabulous if I hadn't used my own homemade breadcrumbs (I overtoasted the bread!). The muffins were very cheesy and rich. Our children really loved them and they were even better as leftovers.
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