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Mac and Cheese Jalapeño Bites
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Mac and Cheese Jalapeño Bites

Mac and Cheese Jalapeño Bites
Watch our video about how to make Mac and Cheese Jalapeño Bites and you'll be racing to the kitchen to make these delicious jalapeño bites in no time.
30 Min(s) Prep | 50 Min (s) Cook
30 servings
30Min(s) Prep
50Min (s) Cook
30 servings
(14 oz.) KRAFT Deluxe Macaroni & Cheese Dinner
round buttery crackers, finely crushed (about 2 cups), divided
egg, beaten
OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cooked, crumbled
chopped drained pickled jalapeño nacho slices
(1/4 of 16-oz. pkg.) VELVEETA, cut into 30 cubes
vegetable oil
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Prepare Dinner in large saucepan as directed on package. Stir in 1 cup cracker crumbs, egg, bacon and jalapeno peppers until blended. Cool 20 min.
Shape into 30 balls, using scant 1/4 cup macaroni mixture for each ball. Insert 1 VELVEETA cube into center of each ball, completely enclosing VELVEETA cube. Roll in remaining cracker crumbs until evenly coated. Place in single layer on waxed paper-covered baking sheet.
Heat oil to 375ºF in deep fryer. Add balls, a few at a time; cook 2 min. or until golden brown. Drain well. Serve warm.
kitchen Tips
Make Ahead:
Prepare mac bites as directed but do not cook. Refrigerate up to 4 hours before cooking as directed.
Don't Have a Deep Fryer?:
Heat 3 inches of oil in large saucepan to 375ºF. Use to cook mac bites as directed.
Make it Easy:
Use a small (1-oz.) ice cream scoop to portion the macaroni mixture for each appetizer.
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