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Mini Mac and Cheese Crescent Cups

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Mini Mac and Cheese Crescent Cups
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 24
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Kids and kids-at-heart will flip for these adorable mini crescent mac and cheese cups!
Updated Oct 12, 2018

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2 mini muffin pans with cooking spray. In 2- to 3-quart saucepan, heat evaporated milk, hot water, macaroni and salt to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook 7 to 9 minutes, stirring frequently, until pasta is tender and liquid is almost gone. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted, then bacon. Add more salt to taste, if desired.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, unroll crescent dough on work surface; create 4 rectangles by pressing diagonal seams together. Cut each rectangle in half the long way, then make 2 perpendicular cuts in each, creating a total of 24 smaller rectangles. Place 1 of the small rectangles in each muffin cup.
  • 3
    Spoon a heaping tablespoonful of pasta mixture into each muffin cup.
  • 4
    Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until crescent bases are golden brown, lifting crescent base with fork if necessary to check color. Cool 5 minutes, then remove from muffin cups with fork.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Two ounces of processed American cheese (sliced or in block form) makes an easy substitute for the Cheddar.
  • tip 2
    Stir, stir, stir! The one-pot pasta filling is a snap to make, but it requires attentive stirring.

Nutrition Information

80 Calories, 3 1/2g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 9g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
30
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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