Crush Recipe: Venison Mac and Cheese Balls

That's right … venison AND mac and cheese, all balled up into the ideal, bite-sized party appetizer

Crush Recipe: Venison Mac and Cheese Balls
Venison Mac and Cheese Balls Recipe (Photo courtesy of Shaun Davies)

Yield: 20 venison mac and cheese balls
Prep time: 45 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups mac and cheese (favorite recipe; out of the box; leftovers; whatever you choose!)
  • 2 cups grilled and cubed venison tenderloin
  • 1 ½ cups breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • Vegetable oil (for frying)

Directions:

1. Combine cooked mac and cheese and cubed venison, and then refrigerate for at least 8 hours.


2. Shape into small balls (bite size) and lay on a baking sheet that has been lined with parchment paper. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze overnight or at least 8 hours.


3. After 8 hours, remove mac and cheese balls from freezer. In a bowl, combine egg and milk. Dip a ball into the egg and milk mixture, and then coat with breadcrumbs. Repeat. Fry in a small saucepan filled with vegetable oil until golden brown. Enjoy!

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