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18 INGREDIENTS 10 STEPS 50min

Fried Mac and Cheese Balls with Comeback Sauce

These Fried Mac and Cheese Balls are fun and easy to make! The crispy crust on the outside and the creamy cheesy filling make this the ultimate appetizer for your game-day party. Mac and cheese can be freshly made on the day or you can use your leftovers. These are served with comeback sauce for an extra kick of flavor.
Fried Mac and Cheese Balls with Comeback Sauce Recipe | SideChef
These Fried Mac and Cheese Balls are fun and easy to make! The crispy crust on the outside and the creamy cheesy filling make this the ultimate appetizer for your game-day party. Mac and cheese can be freshly made on the day or you can use your leftovers. These are served with comeback sauce for an extra kick of flavor.
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50min
Total Time
$2.25
Cost Per Serving

Ingredients

Servings
12
US / METRIC
1 pckg
(7.25 oz)
Mac and Cheese
6 cups
Water
1/4 cup
1/4 cup
1/3 cup
Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1 cup
Italian-Style Breadcrumbs
3
Large Eggs , beaten
to taste
4 cups
Vegetable Oil

Comeback Sauce

1/2 cup
Mayonnaise
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
Hot Sauce
1 tsp
Worcestershire Sauce
1/2 tsp
Garlic Powder
1/8 tsp

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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
913
FAT
93.5 g
PROTEIN
5.8 g
CARBS
19.5 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
In a large pot of Water (6 cups) add a pinch of Salt (to taste) . Bring to a boil, then stir in Mac and Cheese (1 pckg) and cook for 7-8 minutes or according to the package directions.
Step 2
Drain the macaroni and bring it back to the same pot. Add Butter (1/4 cup) , Milk (1/4 cup) , Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese (1/3 cup) , and cheese sauce mix. Mix until well combined and the cheese is melted.
Step 3
Transfer to a parchment-lined tray and evenly spread out. Bring it to a freezer for at least 15 minutes or until the mac and cheese is formed. This process will help when you shape the balls.
Step 4
Meanwhile, prepare your comeback sauce. In a small mixing bowl, add Mayonnaise (1/2 cup) , Ketchup (2 Tbsp) , Hot Sauce (2 Tbsp) , Worcestershire Sauce (1 tsp) , Garlic Powder (1/2 tsp) , Smoked Paprika (1/4 tsp) , and Ground Black Pepper (1/8 tsp) . Stir to combine. Set aside in the fridge.
Step 5
Prepare the bread station. In 3 separate bowls of All-Purpose Flour (1 cup) , beaten Large Eggs (3) , and Italian-Style Breadcrumbs (1 cup) . Season each bowl with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) .
Step 6
Bring the mac and cheese out from the freezer. Use an ice cream scoop to take out the mac and cheese. and use a hand to form a ball shape. Repeat until finish all the mac and cheese.
Step 7
In a saucepan, add Vegetable Oil (4 cups) . Heat the oil to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Step 8
Meanwhile, prepare the mac and cheese balls. Dredge a ball in flour, and shake off excess flour. Then dip in beaten eggs, and coat in bread crumbs. Repeat one more time for double coating. Set aside and repeat with the other balls.
Step 9
Deep fry mac and cheese balls in heated oil for about 1-2 minutes in batches. Do not overcrowd the pot. Once finished, transfer to the paper towel-lined tray.
Step 10
Serve these mac and cheese balls with comeback sauce and enjoy the game!

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
913
% Daily Value*
Fat
93.5 g
120%
Saturated Fat
67.6 g
338%
Trans Fat
0.2 g
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Cholesterol
71.5 mg
24%
Carbohydrates
19.5 g
7%
Fiber
0.9 g
3%
Sugars
1.7 g
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Protein
5.8 g
12%
Sodium
357.3 mg
16%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
61.7 mg
5%
Iron
1.3 mg
7%
Potassium
66.7 mg
1%
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