Bacon-Broc Crumble Mac 'n' Cheese Bowl made with RITZ Crackers

Bacon-Broc Crumble Mac 'n' Cheese Bowl made with RITZ Crackers

RITZ Cracker Crumbs, broccoli and bits of bacon create a savory balance that brings crunchy, buttery flavor to anything it tops - especially a creamy, gooey mac 'n' cheese.


4 servings, 7.25 oz. each

  • 3 oz. broccoli florets, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 oz. butter, melted, divided
  • 2-3/4 oz. RITZ Crackers, coarsely crushed, divided
  • 1 oz. diced pimiento, drained, patted dry
  • 20 oz. prepared mac & cheese
  • 1-1/2 oz. white Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked, crumbled

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories


  • Total fat

    32 g

  • Saturated fat

    16 g

  • Trans fat

    0 g

  • Cholesterol

    75 mg

  • Sodium

    1100 mg

  • Carbohydrate

    42 g

  • Dietary fiber

    2 g

  • Sugars

    6 g

  • Added sugars

    1 g

  • Protein

    17 g

  • Vitamin A

    15 %DV

  • Vitamin C

    20 %DV

  • Calcium

    30 %DV

  • Iron

    15 %DV

  • Potassium

    6 %DV

  • Vitamin D

    0 %DV


Toss broccoli with half the butter to evenly coat. Place on baking sheet. Bake in 375°F standard oven 8 to 10 min. or until browned but still firm. Set aside.

Brush bottom of 1-qt. baking pan with remaining butter. Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. coarse cracker crumbs.

Fold broccoli and pimiento into prepared mac & cheese. Spoon into prepared pan. Top with combined cheddar, bacon and remaining coarse cracker crumbs.

Reduce oven temperature to 350°F. Bake mac & cheese 8 to 10 min. or until topping is golden brown.

Spoon into individual serving bowls.


Chef's Tip:

  • Put your signature spin on crumbles made with RITZ Crackers. Simply swap in your favorite ingredients.