Lady's Fried Mac

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 hr
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 24 hr
  • Cook: 55 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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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

  1. Heat peanut oil to 350 degrees F.
  2. 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:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. 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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