Franks with Mac and CheeseEstimated Cost:  $6.00

Prep Time:  10 minutes

Cook Time:  30 minutes

Serves:  6

Enjoyed by kids of all ages.  I look forward to making and eating this every time!

1 pkg. (14 oz.) Hillshire Farms Lit’l Smokies beef cocktail links
1 pkg. (7.25 oz.) macaroni and cheese mix
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup butter OR margarine
1 can (10.75 oz.) condensed Cheddar cheese soup
1 tsp. parsley flakes
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Open package of cocktail franks and drain off any liquid; set aside. Cook macaroni in a large pan of boiling water for 7 minutes or until tender; drain pasta well.

2. In a medium bowl combine cooked macaroni, contents of cheese sauce packet, milk and butter. Stir until butter is melted. Stir in soup, parsley, and cocktail franks.

3. Place mixture in a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Bake, uncovered, 20 minutes or until heated through.

Mike’s comments:

I’m going to go make some right now!