Mac and Cheese Cups

Mac and Cheese Cups are handheld, delicious bites of one of America's all-time favorite foods.

Mac and Cheese Cups

Prep Time

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Cook Time

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Serves

12 people

This is another in our Tailgating and Game-Day Appetizer series from our friend, celebrity caterer Andrea Correale, Founder and President of Elegant Affairs.

Mac and Cheese Cups are handheld, delicious bites of one of America’s all-time favorite foods.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon truffle oil

Preparation

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2 Grease muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. In a small bowl, mix bread crumbs, olive oil and salt.
  • 3 Cook the elbows for about 8 minutes, they should still be a little bit firm. Remove from the heat, drain and place in a pan. Stir in butter and egg until pasta is evenly coated.
  • 4 Reserve 1/2 cup of sharp Cheddar cheese and stir the remaining Cheddar cheese, Parmesan, milk, Mozzarella cheese and truffle oil into the pasta. Spoon into prepared muffin tin.
  • 5 Sprinkle reserved cheese and bread-crumb mixture over the tops.
  • 6 Bake for 30 minutes, then serve.

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