Super Cheesy Deep Fried Bacon Mac & Cheese

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About: Sup guys, my name is Lyn. I am a YouTuber and I love it so much. I'm glad to have another platform to share my food creations!

What is better than bacon AND mac & cheese??? This recipe is one of those recipes you hide from your doctor but you can't stop eating!! Simple yet awesomely delicious!!!

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Step 1: Making the Roux

  1. Melt 1/2 Stick of unsalted butter in a small sauce pot. MEDIUM LOW HEAT
  2. Add 1/4 Cup of All Purpose flour.
  3. Stir roux until pasty and oddly amazing smelling.

Step 2: Making the Cheese Sauce

  1. Add 1 1/2 Cups of COLD whole milk to hot roux.
  2. Whisk with milk and roux on LOW HEAT until milk thickens.
  3. Add 2 Cups of shredded sharp cheddar cheese (OPTIONAL: 1 cup Colby jack cheese)
  4. Add 1 additional cup of whole milk.
  5. Whisk until cheese is melted, be careful not to let it burn!

Step 3: Assembling the Awesomeness

  1. Cook one box of standard elbow macaroni pasta and cool
  2. Add the cheese sauce to the pasta.
  3. Next, add the chopped bacon AND the bacon fat (You'll thank me later)
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add additional shredded sharp cheddar cheese.

Step 4: Forming the Macaroni Molds

  1. Spray muffin tin with non-stick spray
  2. Spoon in mixture in molds. (I used two muffin tins)
  3. Freeze tins for AT LEAST and hour

Step 5: Battering the Macaroni (3 Step Method)

  1. Coat in all purpose flour
  2. Coat in eggs. Make sure you get it completely covered.
  3. Coat in SEASONED Italian bread crumbs.

Step 6: Frying to Perfection

  1. Preheat vegetable oil till 340 degrees
  2. Gently place macaroni in oil flat side down first
  3. Once golden brown FLIP
  4. Cook other side until golden brown

Step 7:

Take a fork, open it up and watch the gooey cheese come out. EAT UP!!!

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    ThirdEarthDesign

    2 years ago

    I LOVE Mac & Cheese, these I may love a little bit more! :-) Kudos to you Sir, welcome to Instructables.

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    JbVanhorn

    2 years ago

    Great Instructable, I never knew it could be so easy. They look delicious

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    2DopeKitchen EcoExpatMike

    Reply 2 years ago

    I'm just as surprised as you are! might see me there one of these days with this item!!

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    offseid

    2 years ago

    I will die with a huge smile on my face. I'd vote for this seven times if I could.

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    2DopeKitchen offseid

    Reply 2 years ago

    There was definitely some self reviving that took place when I made these lmao