Lady's Fried Mac

Total Time:
25 hr
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
24 hr
Cook:
55 min

Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 recipe "The Lady's Cheesy Mac" prepared, chilled in the refrigerator overnight, and cut into 15 squares, recipe follows
  • 1 pound bacon
  • Flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Plain bread crumbs
  • Peanut oil, for frying
  • The Lady's Cheesy Mac:
  • 4 cups cooked elbow macaroni, drained
  • 2 cups grated Cheddar
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
Directions

Heat peanut oil to 350 degrees F.

Wrap each square of cheesy mac with 1 strip of bacon, and fasten with toothpick. Dredge each square in flour then egg and then bread crumbs to coat. Fry for about 3 minutes until golden brown.

The Lady's Cheesy Mac:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Once you have the macaroni cooked and drained, place in a large bowl and while still hot and add the cheddar. In a separate bowl, combine the remaining ingredients and add to the macaroni mixture. Pour macaroni mixture into a casserole dish and bake for 30 to 45 minutes. Top with additional cheese if desired.


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