Fried Mac & Cheese Balls (using leftover macaroni & cheese)

This is my favorite way to use up leftover macaroni & cheese. These Fried Mac & Cheese Balls are undeniably delicious & super easy!ย 

Today I want to share with you my favorite way to use up leftover macaroni & cheese. I figured it was a good time since I’ve recently shared my favorite recipe for macaroni & cheese. Obviously, reheating in the microwave or oven is good – but I’m telling you, when you take that cheesy goodness and deep fry it…. Oh, baby. The crisp outside coating & the almost molten mac and cheese in the center. They are so freaking good. I mean – we just deep fried cheese so yeah, of course it’s gonna be good. ๐Ÿ˜‰

These Fried Mac & Cheese Balls are one my teenage daughter’s favorite thing. She’d be happy if I always kept a pan of cold mac & cheese in the fridge so she could whip up one anytime she got the hankering.

They’re simple as can be & you can make up just one or a whole mess of them in no time at all.

Just roll cold leftover macaroni & cheese into balls…

Then dredge in a beaten egg & panko bread crumbs…

Then fry in hot oil until golden brown.

 

Let cool for a couple minutes & then dig in. YUM!!

Fried Mac & Cheese Balls

My favorite way to use up & transform leftover macaroni & cheese!

Ingredients:

  • leftover cold mac & cheese
  • egg(s), beaten
  • panko bread crumbs (enough to coat)
  • oil for frying

 

Directions:

Roll leftover cold mac & cheese in balls. Dip in beaten egg & then dredge in panko bread crumbs. Fry in hot oil until golden brown.

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