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Weekend Recipe: Baked Macaroni Cups
  • Looking for a fun bonding activity with the kids? Have them help you prepare their afternoon merienda.

     Makes 12 cups
    Prep Time 20 minutes
    Cooking time 10 to 15 minutes

    Here's what you'll need:

    • Butter for greasing 
    • 200 grams macaroni
    • 2 cheese hotdogs
    • 1 (250-gram) pack Hunt’s Parmesan Cheese Spaghetti Sauce
    • Salt and pepper for seasoning 
    • ¼ cup quick-melting cheese

    Make it!

    1 Preheat oven to 375°F and grease a regular 12-cup muffin tray with butter. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and set aside. Fry the  cheese hotdogs and slice into rounds.

    2 Mix cooked macaroni, hotdog slices, and Hunt’s Parmesan Cheese Spaghetti Sauce in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

    3 Scoop mixture into prepared muffin cups and top with quick-melting cheese.

    4 Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes until tops are golden. Let cool for a few minutes before serving.


    Photography by Miguel Nacianceno. Styling by Idge Mendiola 


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