Individual Chicken Bacon Mac 'N Cheese

Baco Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
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Mini portions of a hearty mac and cheese makes a great side dish, main course, or even an after-school snack!
30 min
Prep Time
60 min
Total Time
12 servings


4 ounces (1 cup)
uncooked dried elbow macaroni
3 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
2 tablespoons
all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon
dried mustard
1/2 teaspoon
onion powder
2 cups
Land O Lakes® Half & Half
10 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® Deli American, cut into quarters
1 cup
chopped rotisserie chicken
1/2 cup
crisply cooked crumbled bacon
1/4 cup
panko breadcrumbs


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into 12-cup muffin pan. Set aside.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Set aside.
  3. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 3-quart saucepan until sizzling. Add flour, mustard and onion powder; stir until smooth. Add half & half; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5-7 minutes or until mixture boils and is thickened. Reduce heat to low; add cheese. Stir until cheese is melted. Add cooked macaroni, chicken and bacon; mix well. Spoon about 1/3 cup into each prepared muffin pan cup.
  4. Place remaining 1 tablespoon butter in bowl. Microwave 20-30 minutes or until melted. Add breadcrumbs; mix well. Sprinkle crumbs evenly over macaroni mixture. Bake 10-15 minutes or until breadcrumbs are golden. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Serve warm.

Recipe Tips

Prepare and bake mac ‘n cheese cups as directed. Cool in pan 30 minutes; cover pan with aluminum foil. Freeze until firm. Place individual mac ‘n cheese cups into large resealable plastic freezer bag. Freeze up to 2 months. To reheat, place individual cups onto microwave-safe plate; microwave about 1 1/2 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Dietary Fiber

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