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Creepy Crawler Macaroni and Cheese

Kids will go crazy for this colorful noodle-and-hot dog concoction that’s ready in 20 minutes.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

6
cups water
1
box (5.5 oz) macaroni and cheese with crazy noodles
1/2
cup chopped carrot
4
hot dogs, each cut lengthwise into 6 strips
3
tablespoons milk
1 1/2
teaspoons butter or margarine

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Stir in macaroni from box and carrot; boil over medium heat 10 minutes. Add hot dog strips; continue to boil 2 minutes longer; drain.
  • 2 Stir in cheese sauce mix, milk and butter until well blended.
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Stir in macaroni from box and carrot; boil over medium heat 10 minutes. Add hot dog strips; continue to boil 2 minutes longer; drain.
  • 2 Stir in cheese sauce mix, milk and butter until well blended.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

The crazy noodles are green in color. If you choose not to use them, substitute peas for the carrots for more color.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
870mg
870%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.