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Kid’s Mac & Cheese Bar

Total Time: 18 MIN Makes: 30
Prep Time: 8 MIN Cook Time: 10 MIN

Kids create their own lunch or snacks with these delicious to eat and fun to make macaroni and cheese phyllo shells. Kid approved!

  • 2 packages (15 count, each) Athens® Phyllo Shells
  • 1 box (7.25 ounce) Macaroni & Cheese (such as Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner “blue box”)
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • Assortment of your child’s favorite compatible toppings such as:
    • Pulled BBQ chicken or pork
    • cooked hot dogs or cocktail sausages, sliced
    • broccoli pieces
    • ham, cubed
    • green peas
    • ketchup
    • bacon, crumbled
    • cherry tomatoes, sliced


For added crispness, preheat oven to 350⁰F. Place empty shells on a baking sheet and bake for 3-5 minutes.

Prepare macaroni and cheese per instructions on the box and transfer to a serving bowl. Arrange Mac & Cheese, small bowls or ramekins with toppings along with a tray of Athens® Phyllo Shells on your Mac & Cheese bar. Kids can use their budding culinary skills to dress up their mac & cheese just how they like it.