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Here’s an outrageously delicious way to eat mac and cheese, perfect for game day get-togethers.

Mac n Cheese Stuffed Onion Rings

Isn’t mac and cheese the ultimate comfort food, so creamy and satisfying? Except it can get a bit boring sitting there on a plate… Now we’ve created these mac and cheese onion rings.

They’re a double onion ring with mac and cheese stuffed into the middle and deep fried to golden perfection. Its fried mac and cheese at its best, and just in time for game day!

Mac n Cheese Stuffed Onion Rings

Our friends keep asking for them whenever there’s a game on. They even have a name for them: “those amazing cheese onion rings”.

Mac n Cheese Stuffed Onion Rings

Serve them with some salsa or ketchup depending on your preference.

Watch this video tutorial to see how to make it:

Fried Mac And Cheese Onion Rings are a delicious snack to make at your next party
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Fried Mac and Cheese Stuffed Onion Rings (with Video)

These Mac and Cheese Onion Rings are an irresistible appetizer for a party or game day get-together. 
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 4 hrs
Servings: 10 servings


  • 2 large onions
  • 1/2 cup elbow pasta , 4oz
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups bread crumbs
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 quart vegetable oil , for frying


  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat.
  • Cut onions into 1/2 inch thick slices and separate into rings. 
  • Place small rings inside large rings to make double onion rings with a 1/2-inch gap inside. Set aside.
  • Cook pasta according to the package directions, and drain when done.
  • Add milk and garlic powder to the drained pasta. Stir in cheese and microwave for 30 seconds. Mix until creamy.
  • Spoon mac and cheese into the gap in the double onion rings. Press it in firmly with your fingers.
  • Freeze for 2 hours.
  • Add 2 inches of oil to a pot or deep fryer and heat to 325°F.
  • Dredge each piece in flour, egg, and then bread crumbs. Finally dredge in egg and breadcrumbs one more time.
  • Using tongs place rings into oil. Fry 1-2 minutes until golden brown and remove to a paper towel lined plate.
  • Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Fried Mac and Cheese Stuffed Onion Rings (with Video)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 342 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 76mg25%
Sodium 301mg13%
Potassium 170mg5%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 135IU3%
Vitamin C 2.2mg3%
Calcium 105mg11%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Cindy
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