Mac & Cheese Bites with Bacon
For this twist on a classic, we take five different cheeses and smokey bacon, add in macaroni, form into bite size balls and roll them in panko for a perfect crunch every time they come out of the oven. No sauces, dips, or sides necessary--these bites are pure snack perfection.50 count
Do not defrost. Preheat oven to 475° F. Bake for 11-12 minutes until internal temperature reaches 165° F. Oven temperatures vary; adjust accordingly.
Nutrition Facts (per 3 piece serving): Calories 220, Calories from Fat 120, Total Fat 13g (20% DV), Saturated Fat 8g (40%), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 40mg (13%), Sodium 340mg (14%), Total Carbohydrate 14g (5%), Dietary Fiber 1g (4%), Sugars 2g, Protein 11g
Elbow macaroni (water, enriched durum semolina [durum semolina wheat flour, niacin, ferrous sulfate, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid, half & half (milk, cream), gouda cheese (pasteurized skim milk, cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto), mozzarella cheese (pasteurized part skim, cultures, salt and enzymes), cream cheese (pasteurized cultured milk and cream, salt, stabilizers (xanthan and/or carob bean and/or guar gums)), sharp cheddar cheese (pasteurized milk, cheese culture, enzymes, annatto coloring, cellulose or start), plain panko (unbleached and unbromated wheat flour, sugar, salt, yeast, ascorbic acid (added as dough conditioner), cheddar cheese (pasteurized milk, cheese, culture, salt, enzymes, annatto coloring, cellulose), bacon (bacon cured with water, salt, sugar, sodium phosphate, sodium erythorbate, sodium nitrite), wheat flour enriched (niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), malted barley flour), onion, fried in canola oil (canola oil, food grade antioxidant (tertiary butyl hydroquinone and citric acid), food grade antifoaming agent (dimethylpolysiloxane), whole eggs, water, sugar, sea salt, butter (pasteurized cream), cayenne pepper, white pepper.
Milk, Eggs, Wheat