mac and cheese bites recipe

Ultimate mac and cheese bites recipe

Ultimate mac and cheese bites recipe

Rock any festive dinner with this super simple recipe for mac and cheese bites by Snowdonia Cheese Company

These rock-star mac and cheese bites are a sure (and simple!) way to impress your friends and family. Everyone will love them!


  • 350g macaroni pasta
  • 500ml single cream
  • 25g butter
  • 25g flour
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • Pinch of mustard powder
  • 250g Rock Star, 200g grated and cut remaining cheese into small cubes approx. 3-4g per bite
  • 1 egg beaten
  • Flour for dusting
  • 20g breadcrumbs per bite


  1. Cook the pasta until al dente, remove and drain. Useful tip: rinse the pasta under boiling water to avoid pasta sticking together.
  2. Combine the flour, butter and mustard to make a paste.
  3. Bring cream to a gentle simmer. Gradually add the paste and crushed garlic, stirring continuously on a simmering heat until the flour has cooked through (taste to check).
  4. Add Rock Star cheese and pasta and season to taste.
  5. Transfer to a baking tray and cool in the refrigerator for 1 hour
  6. Divide into balls, push a cube of Rock Star cheese into each then form into neat balls, making sure cheese is well encased.
  7. Dust each ball in flour then egg then roll gently in crumbs then back into egg and another dip in crumbs.
  8. Deep Fry until golden and cooked through. Do this a few at a time, drain on kitchen roll and keep warm until all bites are cooked and then serve immediately.
  9. Delicious served with Snowdonia Spiced Tomato & Vodka chutney.

Head to Snowdonia Cheese Company for the amazing selection of award-winning cheeses and handcrafted chutneys.