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    Ranch and Blue Mac and Cheese Cupcakes #RSC

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    47 mins

    7 mins

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    May I Have That Recipe's Note:

    Ready, Set, Cook! Hidden Valley Contest Entry. Creamy Mac and Cheese, Spicy Jalapeño, and Hidden Valley Ranch seasoning mix make these cupcakes a perfect appetizer for grown ups!

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    Serves: 6



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    1. 1
      Preheat the over to 375°F Line 18 muffin cups with foil liners. Spray with cooking spay.
    2. 2
      Cook pasta al dente, according to instructions on the package. Drain well, transfer to a large bowl and set aside.
    3. 3
      Melt butter in a medium size saucepan. Add flour and let it cook at medium heat for about a minute and a half, stirring constantly.
    4. 4
      Slowly pour in the milk, whisking constantly to break up any lumps. Add Hidden Valley Ranch Seasoning Mix. Cook at medium low heat until it starts to thicken. Add shredded cheese, stir well and cook until the cheese is completely melted.
    5. 5
      Pour cheese sauce into drained pasta and mix well. Add beaten eggs, crumbled blue cheese and diced jalapeno peppers and stir until well incorporated. Set aside.
    6. 6
      To prepare the breadcrumb topping, combine breadcrumbs, salt, lemon zest and smoked paprika in a small bowl.
    7. 7
      Spoon about ¼ cup pasta into each cupcake liner. Top each one with approximately 1 ½ teaspoons of seasoned breadcrumbs and 1 ½ teaspoons grated parmesan cheese.
    8. 8
      Bake at 375F for about 25 minutes until golden brown.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 27, 2013


      really good! I loved it. Thank you for sharing!!!!!!

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    • on February 17, 2013


      Such a great combination of flavors .... and what a lovely presentation

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    • on February 14, 2013


      The addition of blue cheese made all the flavors really pop!

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    Nutritional Facts for Ranch and Blue Mac and Cheese Cupcakes #RSC

    Serving Size: 1 (199 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 462.8
    Calories from Fat 208
    Total Fat 23.2 g
    Saturated Fat 13.6 g
    Cholesterol 121.6 mg
    Sodium 911.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 40.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    Sugars 6.0 g
    Protein 22.7 g

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