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Burger King Mac n Cheetos Recipe

Burger King Mac n Cheetos RecipeThe Burger King Mac n’ Cheetos came out in 2016 and the world was OBSESSED. I want to share my Mac n Cheetos recipe so you can have these delicious cheese bites at home!

I’m a vegan chef who creates vegan versions of fast food items, so I included how to make Mac n Cheetos dairy-free & made with all plants in 15 mins! 

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This strange strange creation is just the type of thing that the internet loves. Mac and Cheese balls, breaded in cheese puffs and deep-fried… sounds like a party to me. This Frankenstein of a junk food will absolutely impress vegans, non-vegans, children, adults, everyone you choose to share (or not share) this dish with.

Mac n Cheetos Cheese BitesBurger King Mac N Cheetos


By using vegan alternatives to dairy and egg products, this recipe is just as yummy as the original Mac n Cheetos, and with these, you won’t have to settle for limited-time options. I hope you came to get cheesy.

If you can’t find a vegan Cheetos replacement, vegan cheddar flavoured kettle chips will also work if you turn them into crumbs using a food processor.


FULL RECIPE DOWN BELOWBurger King Mac n Cheetos

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Burger King's infamous Mac n' Cheetos came out in 2016 and the world was OBSESSED. Everyone loves mac n cheese and everyone loves cheetos. So I'm sharing how to make Mac n Cheetos at home!
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Vegan
Serves: 4-6 servings
  1. Make a store-bought boxed mac n cheese. Set it aside.
  2. In a saucepan, melt dairy-free butter over medium heat.
  3. Stir in enough flour to make a roux. Start with 1 Tbsp and add more if necessary.
  4. Whisk until it starts to brown and the flour taste is cooked off (3-5 mins)
  5. Add soy milk slowly, stirring constantly.
  6. Stir in cheese and cook over low heat until cheese is melted and the sauce is a little thick.
  7. Add boxed mac & cheese to cheese sauce and mix to coat completely.
  8. Let rest in the fridge to stiffen overnight.
  9. Place flour into a small shallow bowl.
  10. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop out about 2oz of mac & cheese into your hand.
  11. Form the mac & cheese into a thick log-shape and toss it into flour, then egg replacer, and finally the crushed up vegan Cheetos.
  12. Place in the freezer for an hour.
  13. Deep fry at 350°F for 2 minutes.
Serve with a side of your favourite dipping sauce.

Hey, I’m Candice & welcome to The Edgy Veg! I veganize popular food recipes for vegans, plant-based diets, eco-conscious eaters & people who are trying to eat more plants over… y’know animals or by-products of animals. I hope you enjoy this tasty vegan recipe!


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