Mac and Cheese Jalapeno Bites

Dish type
Ready in
50 minutes


  • 1 pkg. (14 oz.) Kraft Deluxe Macaroni & Cheese Dinner
  • 2 cups (48 crackers) finely crushed Round Buttery Crackers
  • 1 beaten Egg
  • 4 slices cooked, crumbled Bacon
  • 2 tsp. chopped, drained Pickled Jalapeno Nacho Slices
  • 4 oz. cut into cubes Velveeta
  • Vegetable Oil


Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ready in
50 minutes
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.