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Bacon Mac ’n’ Cheese Bites

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Bacon Mac ’n’ Cheese Bites
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 34
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Welcome your guests by serving these cheesy baked bites made using bacon and macaroni. Perfect appetizer for Halloween.
Updated Jun 23, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups uncooked elbow macaroni (8 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 oz blue cheese, crumbled (1/4 cup)
  • 6 slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled (1/3 cup)
  • 3/4 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 34 mini muffin cups with cooking spray. In 3-quart saucepan, cook and drain macaroni as directed on package; return to saucepan.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Stir in flour and salt. Cook and stir until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in 3/4 cup of the Cheddar cheese until melted. Stir in Parmesan cheese, blue cheese and bacon until blended. Pour over macaroni, stirring until well mixed.
  • 3
    Spoon mixture into mini muffin cups, filling full. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Sprinkle evenly with remaining 3/4 cup Cheddar cheese.
  • 4
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes. Sprinkle with chives. Remove from pans.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Use a sharp paring knife to help release baked macaroni cups from pans.

Nutrition Information

80 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 6g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
Total Fat
4g
0%
Saturated Fat
2g
0%
Sodium
159mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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