Macaroni & Cheese Muffin Cups

Macaroni & Cheese Muffin Cups
Macaroni & Cheese Muffin Cups
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Yield: 12 muffins
Photo and Recipe courtesy of Pink When, Jennifer West
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes American - Traditional American - Southern Pasta
  • 2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1/2 c. bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 c. cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 c. Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 c. Asiago cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. salt, divided
  • 2 teaspoons pepper

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a muffin tin with cooking spray and set aside. In a medium sized pot, boil water with ½ tsp salt. Once boiling, add elbow macaroni and cook for 8 minutes. Remove from heat, drain, and place back into the pot. Add half the amount of cheese, egg, butter, remaining salt, pepper and stir well. Then stir in milk.

Scoop macaroni and cheese into the muffin tin. Once the tin is full, sprinkle bread crumbs and remaining cheese onto the top. Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes.