Mac and Cheese cups are a great twist on a classic side and are made of soft pasta coated in creamy, cheesy sauce and baked to perfection in a muffin pan to make serving a breeze. These are a huge hit and everyone will rave about them!
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Servings 15Mac and Cheese Cups
2cupsuncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2cupsshredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 1/2cupsshredded mozzarella cheese
1/2cupseasoned dry bread crumbs
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the macaroni and cook for 8 minutes until al dente. Drain and return to the pan. Stir in the butter and egg until the pasta is evenly coated.
Reserve 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese and stir the cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese and milk into the pasta. Spoon evenly into the muffin tin. Sprinkle the reserved cheese on top.
In a small bowl combine the bread crumbs, olive oil, and salt. Sprinkle on the top.
Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven or until it is golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes.
Updated on August 6, 2020Originally Posted on August 11, 2012