Wake Up and Bake Some Breakfast Mac and Cheese
A sizzling skillet filled with cheese, fat, and carbs—but mostly cheese—is reason enough to crawl out from under the comforter. This a.m. take on classic macaroni and cheese is loaded with all your favorite breakfast staples: eggs, tater tots, and bacon bits. Bake it all up in a skillet until the top is crisped to your liking. Plates and bowls are fine, but why dirty a dish? Pass out forks and gather around the pan until it’s gone.And if from-scratch mac and cheese is too daunting for the morning hours (we've all been there), we've come up with a quick-fix method using your favorite boxed brand. Easy peasy, mac and cheesy.Baked Breakfast Mac and CheeseFake it ‘til you make it: Cook 2 boxes of your favorite mac and cheese, stir in the bacon pieces, top with 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese and thawed, chopped tater tots. Broil until the cheese is melted and tater tots are golden brown. Top with a couple of fried eggs.