Sneaky Mac ‘n’ Cheese Muffins

Sneaky Mac ‘n’ Cheese Muffins


Servings 8
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 9
Difficulty Easy

Rating (click to rate)

2.8 based on 6 ratings.


  • 70 g Instant Mac N Cheese (1 single serve packet)
  • 170 ml Water
  • 1 cup Cauliflower grated
  • 1 cup Broccoli grated
  • 2 Egg
  • 1/4 cup Almond Meal
  • 1 tsp Garlic Salt
  • 2 tbsp Panko Crumbs
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan Cheese, Grated

Nutrition Information

Qty per
38g serve
Qty per
Energy 290cal 764cal
Protein 6.4g 16.8g
Fat (total) 9.8g 25.8g
 - saturated 1.77g 4.65g
Carbohydrate 3.21g 8.43g
 - sugars 0.57g 1.5g
Dietary Fibre 1.5g 3.95g
Sodium 104mg 275mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Instant mac n cheese , Water, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Garlic salt, Panko crumbs

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

These Sneaky Mac ‘n’ Cheese Muffins will have your kids asking for more..more veggies with a side of mac ‘n’ cheese!

Great for snacks or for their school lunchboxes!

Sneaky Mac n Cheese Muffins | Stay at Home Mum


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.

  2. Prepare the easy mac n cheese as per instructions on the box, 170mls water into microwave container add macaroni and cook on high uncovered for 4 minutes.

  3. Add powder mix to cooked noodles and stir quickly until starts to thicken. Set aside.

  4. Grate cauliflower and broccoli into a bowl, now add 2 tablespoons water, garlic salt and place in microwave on high for 2 minutes, drain and stir in almond meal.

  5. Add mac n cheese and mix, then add eggs and mix well.

  6. Mix panko crumbs and parmesan cheese together in a small bowl. Set aside.

  7. Grease muffin tins well with spray oil. Spoon mixture in until almost full, sprinkle with panko crumbs and cheese mix.

  8. Place into oven and cook for 20 minutes.

  9. Cool in tray for 5 minutes then run a knife around the edges to remove.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Sneaky Mac n Cheese Muffins are suitable for freezing for up to 4 months or keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
  • If you don't have almond meal substitute with 1/3 cup self raising flour.
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Lydia Williams

Lydia is our gorgeous food editor and a ray of sunshine in the Stay at Home Mum kitchen. In between cooking and and trialing all our recipes you can f...Read Moreind her photographing her work for Stay at Home Mum. She has 2 gorgeous children and a spunk of a husband who understands her passion for food. Read Less

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