Today's recipe from 101 Easy Entertaining Recipes, our Cookbook of the Week, is one you might not want to wait for a party to fix...kids and grow-ups alike will love Mac & Cheese Nuggets!
Mac & Cheese Nuggets
Shared with us by Liz Plotnick-Snay from here at Gooseberry Patch, we like this recipe so much, we shared it on our local morning show, Good Day Columbus! See the video below.
1/4 c. grated Parmesan
1-1/2 T. butter
2 T. all-purpose flour
3/4 c. milk
1-1/4 c. shredded Cheddar cheese
1/4 lb. American cheese
1 egg yolk, beaten
1/4 t. paprika
8-oz. pkg. elbow macaroni, cooked
Lightly grease mini muffin cups. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, tapping out excess. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour; cook for 2 minutes. Whisk in milk until boiling, about 5 minutes. Add Cheddar and American cheeses; remove from heat and stir until smooth. Whisk in egg yolk and paprika; fold in macaroni until well coated. Spoon rounded tablespoons of mixture into prepared tins; sprinkle with remaining Parmesan. Bake at 425 degrees until hot and golden, about 10 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes; carefully transfer to a serving plate. Makes 4 dozen.
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