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Fried Macaroni & Cheese
Fried Macaroni & Cheese Andrea Reynaldo | Dairy

mkaes 6 servings

A totally over the top recipe but my friend swears it’s amazing


2 cups water

1 teaspoon salt (divided)

2 cups elbow macaroni

1/2 cup milk

12 ounces processed cheese

1 cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)

black pepper

4 eggs

2 cups crackers

1/2 cup cornmeal

pot of oil


Grease a 9×13 pan. In large saucepan, bring water and 1/2 tsp salt to boil.

Add pasta and cook 6-8 minutes, drain well. In a large bowl, combine hot pasta, 1/2 cup milk, cheeses, 1/2 tsp salt, and pepper. Stir until cheese is melted and then spoon the mixture into prepared baking dish. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or until firm. Scoop out a large tablespoon of the mixture and roll it into 1” balls and place them on a baking sheet, freeze for 2 hours. In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and remaining milk. In a separate bowl combine crushed crackers and corn meal. Dip the macaroni balls into the egg mixture, and then roll them in the crumb mixture. Heat about 2 to 3 inches of oil in a deep fryer or sauce pan. Fry the macaroni and cheese balls for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. drain on paper towels.