Air Fryer Mac And Cheese Balls

Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Servings: 6 people

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Cuisine: American


  • 6 cups macaroni noodles cooked and cooled
  • 1 cup Shredded Cheese of your choice
  • 1 can Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce
  • 1 can Ricos Queso Blanco Cheese Sauce
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 3 eggs beaten


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the macaroni noodles, cheese, and Ricos Cheese- mix well.
  • Using a large spoon or ice cream scoop, scoop the macaroni onto a cookie sheet and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes, or the freezer for 10 minutes.
  • Pull them out of the refrigerator or freezer, and roll them into balls.
  • Dip the mac and cheese balls into the milk, then flour, then egg, and finally the bread crumbs.
  • Place the mac and cheese balls into your air fryer in a single layer, and fry at 390 degrees for 8-10 minutes per batch.
  • Eat them immediately without telling your kids and ignoring all finger burns.
  • You can also heat up some additional Ricos Cheese for dipping, feel free to mix in a bit of salsa too for a different taste.

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Recipe & Images submitted by Seasonal Memories Blogger Pickett Nikila