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Fried Mac and Cheese Balls with Comeback Sauce

17 INGREDIENTS • 9 STEPS • 50MINS

Fried Mac and Cheese Balls with Comeback Sauce

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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. Made with Bob Evans Macaroni & Cheese, these are served with comeback sauce for an extra kick of flavor.
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Tina Sawasdee at SideChef
Lead Culinary Producer🍳🎬 Another food lover! Never say no to CHILIES🌶, LIME, SUGAR AND FISH SAUCE! Find me on instagram @tangy.tina 📸
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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. Made with Bob Evans Macaroni & Cheese, these are served with comeback sauce for an extra kick of flavor.
50MINS
Total Time
$1.95
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
us / metric
Mac and Cheese
1 pckg
(20 oz)
Bob Evans Macaroni & Cheese
Butter
4 Tbsp
Milk
4 Tbsp
Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1/3 cup
Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
Italian-Style Breadcrumbs
1 cup
Italian-Style Breadcrumbs
Salt
to taste
Vegetable Oil
4 cups
Vegetable Oil
Comeback Sauce
Mayonnaise
1/2 cup
Mayonnaise
Ketchup
2 Tbsp
Hot Sauce
2 Tbsp
Hot Sauce
Worcestershire Sauce
1 tsp
Worcestershire Sauce
Garlic Powder
as needed
Garlic Powder
Smoked Paprika
as needed
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
941
Fat
95.1 g
Protein
7.5 g
Carbs
21.5 g
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Tina Sawasdee at SideChef
Lead Culinary Producer🍳🎬 Another food lover! Never say no to CHILIES🌶, LIME, SUGAR AND FISH SAUCE! Find me on instagram @tangy.tina 📸
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step 1
Add the Bob Evans Macaroni & Cheese (1 pckg) to a large pot and warm over low heat. Add Butter (4 Tbsp), Milk (4 Tbsp), and Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese (1/3 cup). Mix until well combined and the cheese is melted.
step 2
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 3
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 (as needed), Smoked Paprika (as needed), and Ground Black Pepper (as needed). Stir to combine. Set aside in the fridge.
step 4
Prepare the bread station. In 3 separate bowls of All-Purpose Flour (1 cup), beaten Farmhouse Eggs® Large Brown Eggs (3), and Italian-Style Breadcrumbs (1 cup). Season each bowl with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 5
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 6
In a saucepan, add Vegetable Oil (4 cups). Heat the oil to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 7
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 8
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 9
Serve these mac and cheese balls with comeback sauce and enjoy the game!
step 9 Serve these mac and cheese balls with comeback sauce and enjoy the game!
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Appetizers
American
Comfort Food
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Game Day
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