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fried mac & cheese sliders

Fried Mac and Cheese Sliders

Steven Pennington
Delicious Mac & Cheese taken to the next level of crispiness
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Party - Kids Dinner Plans - Game Day
Cuisine American Fried Fun
Servings 10 Sliders


  • 2 cups Elbow Macaroni Pasta
  • 2 cups Favorite cheese Suggest Velvetta Cheese this time
  • 1+ tablespoon Sea Salt Add to the pasta water

Roux/Bechamel Sauce

  • 4 tablespoon High Quality Butter
  • 4 tbps All Purpose Flour


  • Boil water and add one tablespoon of sea salt. Cook the pasta to the doneness the bag or box suggests. It's about 6 minutes. Iron Chef Mario Batali suggests cooking the pasta one minute less than the box or bag suggests.
  • Drain the water once cooked and return to the same pot.

Making the Roux/bechamel sauce

  • Melt 4 tablespoons butter in a pot. Once melted add 4 tablespoons of flour. ( A Roux is traditionally equal parts flour to fat (butter) )
  • Cook for one minute. Next start adding the whole milk. Start off slowly making sure to incorporate the milk well. The consistency will tighten up. Once this starts to happen add in a little bit more whole milk. Repeat till the texture of the sauces is a little bit lose. The addition of the cheese will tighten the sauce up quickly.
  • Add cheese and stir until smooth. Add cheese sauce to the drained pasta and combine.
  • Lastly, pour the mac and cheese into a casserole dish lined with parchment paper ( easy removal ) or whatever you have that will create enough depth to make slider-shaped cuts later.
  • Cool the mac and cheese for 15 minutes, then refrigerate for one hour.
  • Cut the mac and cheese to the size that will fit the slider buns you bought.


  • Use a standard breading procedure
  • First flour the mac and cheese slider, next into the beaten egg, lastly into panko bread crumbs or traditional breadcrumbs. The panko will give you a bigger crunch factor.


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