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Fried Mac n Cheese Balls
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Mexican Fried Mac and Cheese Balls

Game day food doesn't get any better than Mexican Fried Mac and Cheese balls. Not too spicy and incredibly addictive.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 10
Calories: 155kcal


  • 1 box Kraft Mac n Cheese cooked
  • 2 green onions finely chopped
  • 4 bacon slices cooked and chopped
  • ½ bunch of cilantro finely chopped
  • ½ jalapeno finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • Dash of oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 package of crackers
  • 3 eggs
  • Splash of milk


  • Cook Kraft Mac n Cheese according to the package instructions and chop into small pieces.
  • In a bowl, add green onions, bacon, cilantro, jalapeno, cumin, oregano, and salt. Mix well.
  • Crush ½ the package of crackers and add to the mixture.
  • Place it in the refrigerator for one hour.
  • Take out from the refrigerator and mold into 1 inch balls.
  • Place them back in the refrigerator for 1 hour more.
  • Take two plates out. In one plate, add milk and eggs, whisk and set aside.
  • In the other plate, crush the remaining crackers.
  • Heat the oil.
  • Take the mac n cheese balls out from the refrigerator.
  • Dip each individually in the egg mixture then cover it completely in the crackers.
  • Fry them in the oil for 2 minutes on each side.
  • Let me them drain on a paper towel. Enjoy!


Calories: 155kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 198mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.7mg