Mac and Cheese Jalapeño Bites
Mac and Cheese Jalapeño Bites
Mac and Cheese Jalapeño Bites
When you realize how simple these spicy Mac and Cheese Jalapeño Bites are to make, they’ll quickly become a new favorite appetizer to bring to any family gathering.
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Mac and Cheese Jalapeño Bites
Prep Time30 Minutes
Servings30
Cook Time20 Minutes
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Ingredients
1 pkg. (14 oz.) KRAFT Deluxe Macaroni & Cheese Dinner
48 round buttery crackers, finely crushed (about 2 cups), divided
1 egg, beaten
4 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cooked, crumbled
2 tsp. chopped drained pickled jalapeño nacho slices
4 oz. (1/4 of 16-oz. pkg.) VELVEETA, cut into 30 cubes
Vegetable oil
Directions
  1. Prepare Dinner in large saucepan as directed on package. Stir in 1 cup cracker crumbs, egg, bacon and jalapeno peppers until blended. Cool 20 min.
  2. Shape into 30 balls, using scant 1/4 cup macaroni mixture for each ball. Insert 1 VELVEETA cube into center of each ball, completely enclosing VELVEETA cube. Roll in remaining cracker crumbs until evenly coated. Place in single layer on waxed paper-covered baking sheet.
  3. Heat oil to 375ºF in deep fryer. Add balls, a few at a time; cook 2 min. or until golden brown. Drain well. Serve warm.
30 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
30
Servings

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Makes 30 servings
1 pkg. (14 oz.) KRAFT Deluxe Macaroni & Cheese Dinner
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Kraft Original Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese Dinner, 14 Ounce
$4.49$0.32/oz
48 round buttery crackers, finely crushed (about 2 cups), divided
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Ritz Crackers, The Original, 13.7 Ounce
$4.39 was $4.79$0.32/oz
1 egg, beaten
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Cub Eggs, Large, 12 Each
$3.99$0.33 each
4 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cooked, crumbled
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Oscar Mayer Naturally Hardwood Smoked Bacon, 16 Ounce
$7.99 was $8.99$0.50/oz
2 tsp. chopped drained pickled jalapeño nacho slices
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Mt Olive Jalapeno Slices, 12 Ounce
$2.29 was $3.19$0.19/oz
4 oz. (1/4 of 16-oz. pkg.) VELVEETA, cut into 30 cubes
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Velveeta Original Cheese, 16 Ounce
$6.79$0.42/oz
Vegetable oil
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Essential Everyday Vegetable Oil, Pure, 24 Ounce
$3.69$0.15/oz

Directions

  1. Prepare Dinner in large saucepan as directed on package. Stir in 1 cup cracker crumbs, egg, bacon and jalapeno peppers until blended. Cool 20 min.
  2. Shape into 30 balls, using scant 1/4 cup macaroni mixture for each ball. Insert 1 VELVEETA cube into center of each ball, completely enclosing VELVEETA cube. Roll in remaining cracker crumbs until evenly coated. Place in single layer on waxed paper-covered baking sheet.
  3. Heat oil to 375ºF in deep fryer. Add balls, a few at a time; cook 2 min. or until golden brown. Drain well. Serve warm.