I am super addicted to KETTLE Chips. The Real Brand of Kettle Chips are my FAVORITE! Why you may ask? The flavors are spot on especially the jalapeño chips that I used for this recipe and because they are made with all natural ingredients. If you don’t like jalapeno as the flavor you can pick from their other 23 flavors. A bag of these chips usually doesn’t last 2-3 days in our household. We literally fight over these chips and there are only two of us eating them.
I was thinking of a recipe that I could make to incorporate these chips. Immediately I thought of chicken covered tenders but thought thats the usual recipe. My next idea of the ultimate comfort food is macaroni and cheese. One of the most popular recipes on this blog is crack and cheese. I think it has to do with the name but Shaun likes to take credit for it because it was his recipe for the blog. This recipe got me wanting to make it again except change up a couple of things and of course incorporate the chips. I thought about adding them into the noodle mixture but worried about them getting soggy. As you can see they are the lovely topping instead to this 3 cheese baked macaroni.
Now, I totally won’t judge youif you decide to eat this as your main dish. We ate it as a side dish so we could have it for leftovers for a couple of days. I recommend reheating in oven instead of microwave.
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For the Cheese Sauce
Melt the butter in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Whisk the flour with the melted butter and slowly add in the milk. Cook for 5 minutes or until sauce starts to thicken. Stir in the cream cheese along with the cheddar and colby jack cheese. Add the jalapeño with salt and pepper. Bring the heat to low and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
For The Noodles
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Cook noodles according to package instructions. Drain and pour into cheese sauce mixture. Top with cheese and crushed kettle chips. Bake for 15 minutes and then serve.
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