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Mac & Cheese Jack-o-Lantern Cups

Mac & Cheese Jack-o-Lantern Cups

Easily feed kids of all ages before a night of trick-or-treating with this fast-to-fix Halloween-themed mac & cheese cups. Find the full recipe below.



  • 1

    Bring a pot of water to boil. Pour in the cup of macaroni and cook until tender.

  • 2

    Transfer the macaroni to a colander to drain and rinse, then set aside. Melt the butter in the pan and slowly add flour, stirring often.

  • 3

    Cook on low heat for about 2 minutes stirring constantly to make a roux. Gradually pour milk into the mixture, whisking until smooth.

  • 4

    Cook for another 2 minutes, until you’ve reached the desired consistency. Add in the shredded cheddar cheese and stir until it’s melted and smooth.

  • 5

    Stir in the drained macaroni into the sauce until the pasta is fully coated. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  • 6

    Take a black marker and draw the shape of a jack-o-lantern face on the side of a Chinet Crystal® 9oz Cups.

  • 7

    For an added twist, use alphabet stickers to spell Halloween sayings and phrases.

  • 8

    To serve, pour the macaroni mixture into the cup and garnish with cucumber slices.