Mac and Cheese Muffins

Mac and Cheese Muffins


My favorite part of Macaroni and Cheese is the crispy cheese on top. This delicious Mac and Cheese Muffins Recipe creates single servings, with crispy cheese all around the edges.  It makes 12 individual muffins or 6 servings.

Slightly adapted from


Mac and Cheese Muffins Recipe
  • 2 Cups of Uncooked Elbow Macaroni
  • 1 tablespoon (1/8 of a stick) of butter
  • 1 Egg Beaten (just whip it in a dish with a fork)
  • 1 Cup of Whole Milk
  • 1½ Cups Cheddar Cheese (divided)
  • 1½Cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • ½ Cup Seasoned Dry Breadcrumbs
  • 2 Teaspoons Olive Oil
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  1. Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees F.  Grease a muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Mix breadcrumbs, olive oil, and salt in a small bowl until the crumbs are moist.
  3. Boil lightly salted water and add the macaroni. Cook for around 8 minutes, or until al dente.
  4. Drain and return it to the pan. Then mix in butter and egg until coated.  Stir in Milk,  Mozzarella Cheese and one cup of the Sharp Cheddar Cheese until melted.
  5. Spoon evenly into a muffin pan.  Sprinkle the remaining ½ cup of Sharp cheese and bread crumbs on top.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes, or until slightly browned. Let sit in tins for a few minutes before enjoying!

Nutrition Info: Amount Per Serving  Calories: 208 | Total Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 46mg (5 WW Points Plus per serving!)


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  1. That’s such a great idea for school lunches!

  2. These sound (and look) delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe, I think my toddler would love these!

  3. These look so yummy! I’m not allowed to eat them though b/c I just had my gall bladder removed. You’re making me hungry. lol

  4. now this is a new way to enjoy mac and cheese my kids will love it.

  5. These look SO good – all of the crusty yummy part that is the BEST in baked mac and cheese!

  6. This looks absolutely delicious. Thanks for sharing!

  7. These look awesome!!! Thanks for including a breakdown of the Calories including Weight Watcher points.

  8. Mm..Sounds good. I love the portion control.

  9. what a neat way of making mac and cheese fun! Will definitely have to try this!

  10. WOW!! What a great idea! Mac N Cheese is my kids’ favorite! Would never have thought about muffins. Pinning!!!

  11. Yum… I bet my kids would love these!

  12. OH MY YUM! Thanks for sharing – I must try this recipe!! 🙂

  13. I like the cheese and crunchy top also, this is a wonderful recipe, thank you for posting this!!

  14. I had no idea that mac and cheese could be made into a muffin. I’ll bet it’s really good.

  15. This is not just a “for the kids” recipe! My husband and I loved these and I will be making them for my daughters bday party tomorrow!

  16. Hi Kyrstle, We love mac ‘n cheese and I’m a big fan of individual servings. This is great for game day and kids parties too. Thanks so much for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday Noodles & Pasta party this week. I’ve pinned and shared.

    We look forward to seeing you again soon,

  17. Love your mac and cheese muffins, Kyrstle. And love crunchy tops, too… I’m the one with the Shrimp Mac ‘n Cheese à la Japonais at the Noodle Party =)

  18. G’day and YUM! Love this idea!
    Thanks for sharing at the Foodie Friends Friday Nothing but Noodles Pasta party!
    Cheers! Joanne

  19. Dear Krystle, This is a wonderful and delicious idea! I love it and will have to be sure to try this. Thank you so much for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday! Don’t forget to linkup with us again this Friday. Blessings, Catherine