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Cheetos macaroni and cheese Cups
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CHEETOS® Mac & Cheese Cups

These homemade, creamy CHEETOS® Crunchy Cheese Flavored Snacks Mac and Cheese Cups are the perfect solution! They're simple to make, and kids of all ages will love them--even adults.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese, macaroni
Servings 12 cups
Calories 260cal
Author Muffin Tin Recipes
Cost $6


  • 12-count silicone muffin tin
  • food processor
  • measuring cups & spoons
  • oven adjusted to the center rack position
  • 5-quart stockpot


  • 2 cups elbow macaroni uncooked
  • cups mild cheddar shredded
  • cups mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon  garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup CHEETOS® Crunchy Cheese Flavored Snacks 


  • Adjust the oven rack to the middle position. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray your muffin tin with nonstick spray.
  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil and add your macaroni. Cook for about 8-10 minutes or until al dente. You do not want to over-boil your noodles or they will be gummy.
  • Remove pasta from heat and strain out excess water. Return pasta to the pan. Add the butter, milk, spices, cheeses, and egg. Mix until cheese is melted, and everything is evenly combined.
  • Using an ice cream scooper, fill coated muffin tins with macaroni and cheese.
  • In a food processor, pulse CHEETOS® Crunchy Cheese Flavored Snacks until fine. Sprinkle on an even amount of crumbs over each muffin.
  • Bake cups for 25-30 minutes. Cups will be golden brown and feel formed to the touch.
  • Allow cups to cool for at least 15 minutes before carefully popping them out & eating warm


Nutritional Values Do Vary and are Meant to be a Guide Only.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 260cal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 226mg | Potassium: 229mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 357IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 206mg | Iron: 1mg