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Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

This year, turn your favorite macaroni and cheese into green mac and cheese brains for a spooky twist on the traditional dish.

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Halloween Brains Mac and Cheese Recipe

With Halloween approaching soon, now is the time to start planning for some fun Halloween foods.

This year, turn your favorite macaroni and cheese into green brains for a spooky twist on the traditional dish.

And since zombies are a big part of Halloween, we decided to create a Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains recipe.

The zombies are coming to get you! And I bet that thought has been on your mind lately.

But don’t worry because making green brains with macaroni and cheese is really easy, so if Halloween isn’t quite enough for them then at least they’ll enjoy this recipe as part of their spooky plan against humanity (and those who survive).

Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

We kicked it up a notch by making a brain in the center and some brain matter around it. With eyeballs of course.

The key to getting your kids to eat more vegetables is by making it fun. With this easy Mac and Cheese recipe, you can make something they will love that also gives back in the form of health benefits!

Can we count it as healthy since we added some spinach to it?

Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

Kids and adults alike will enjoy this delicious, side dish at your next Halloween party.

We call it “toxic waste mac and cheese” because that’s exactly what they are: nauseatingly good with a nice green noodle to boot!

Kid-friendly so even the little ones can join in on all the fun.

Zombie Brains Mac and Cheese Ingredients

Brains Ingredients

  • Macaroni and cheese (any brand)
  • Evaporated Milk
  • Eggs
  • Shredded Asiago or Parmesan cheese

Brain Matter Ingredients

  • Macaroni and cheese (any brand)
  • Milk and Butter as needed for macaroni and cheese as per box
  • Fresh Spinach leaves
  • Milk
  • For exact amounts, please see the recipe card below.

Eyeball Ingredients

  • String Cheese
  • Black olives

Supplies Needed

  • large Oven safe bowl
  • aluminum foil lasagna pan
  • large Mixing bowl
  • Wooden mixing spoon
  • Strainer
  • Blender
  • Rubber spatula
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Nonstick spray
  • Cutting board
  • Straw or kabob skewer
  • Small knife

More Halloween Recipes

  • Spiderweb Taco Pizza – A spooky spiderweb taco pizza recipe that is perfect for Halloween lunch or snack. A pizza crust topped with salsa, taco meat, guacamole, shredded cheese, and sour cream.
  • Charcuterie Board aka Char-Boo-Terie Board – This year, I decided to make a breakfast Halloween Charcuterie Board or a Halloween Char-Boo-Terie Board which seems more fitting. 👻💀🎃
  • Poke Cake Cupcakes – These simple orange poke cake cupcakes feature orange Jello flavored icing and Halloween sprinkles.
  • Chocolate Covered Pretzels – Halloween pretzels shaped like bats and jack o lanterns to make these easy, quick, and delicious, chocolate-covered pretzels.
  • Witch Finger Breadsticks – Witch Finger Breadsticks are a Halloween classic and they’re super easy to make with crescent roll dough and pepperoni.
  • Ice Cream Cone Witch Hats no-bake Halloween treats – These Ice Cream Cone Witch Hats no-bake Halloween treats feature candy inside the hats for a fun surprise and are super easy to make! 
  • Pumpkins, Ghosts, and Spiders, Oh My! Halloween Pancakes Recipe – Whether it’s because they’re shaped like ghosts or pumpkins – or because of their festive flavors – these Halloween pancakes make any meal more enjoyable.

How to Make Green Mac and Cheese Recipe

Brains Directions

Start by boiling your pasta for the brain’s al dente. Once they are done cooking, rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.

While the pasta is boiling, make your brain sauce. Mix together the can of evaporated milk, 3 eggs, and the cheese packet from the box of macaroni and cheese.

Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

Mix well and then add your cooked pasta. Stir to cover all the noodles.

Add your shredded asiago or parmesan cheese and mix well.

Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

In an oven-safe bowl, spray the bowl with nonstick cooking spray.

Cover the inside of the bowl with aluminum foil. You will probably need two sheets. Overlap and fold over the edge of the bowl.

Spray with nonstick cooking spray.

Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

Pour the brain into the aluminum foil-covered bowl.

Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

Bake for about 35-40 minutes until firm at 350 degrees F.

When it’s finished, remove it from the oven and let sit to firm up for about 15 minutes.

Brain Matter Directions

Cook your pasta al dente. When finished cooking, drain and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process.

Add your butter according to the box.

Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

Add your milk and cheese according to the box.

Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

While the pasta is cooking, add your spinach and milk to the blender and blend well.

Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

Pour it into your prepared macaroni and cheese and mix well.

spinach sauce

Allow it to simmer for a few minutes to thicken up.

green brain matter

How to Make Edible Eyeballs

Start by slicing your cheese sticks into thin slices.

Take a straw or kabob skewer and poke a hole in the center of each slice.

edible eyeballs

Chop a black olive into small pieces to fit in the center of the cheese slice.

edible eyeballs

You now have edible eyeballs!

Putting it All Together

Turn your brain out of the bowl onto a cutting board.

macaroni and cheese

Then carefully place it into the center of the lasagna pan.

Toxic Waste Brains Recipe

Pour your brain matter all around the brain and spread it evenly.

Green Brains Mac and Cheese Recipe

Add your edible eyes on top of the brain matter.

Toxic Waste Mac and Cheese Recipe

Happy Haunting!

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Yield: 1

Halloween Brains Mac and Cheese Recipe

Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

This year, turn your favorite macaroni and cheese into green mac and cheese brains for a spooky twist on the traditional dish.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Additional Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

Brains Ingredients

  • 2 Boxes of macaroni and cheese (any brand)
  • 1 Can of Evaporated Milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of Shredded Asiago or Parmesan cheese

Brain Matter Ingredients

  • 2 Boxes of Macaroni and cheese (any brand)
  • Milk and Butter as needed for macaroni and cheese as per box
  • 2 cups Fresh Spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup of milk

Eyeball Ingredients

  • String Cheese
  • Black olives

Instructions

  1. Start by boiling your pasta for the brain’s al dente. Once they are done cooking, rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
  2. While the pasta is boiling, make your brain sauce. Mix together the can of evaporated milk, 3 eggs, and the cheese packet from the box of macaroni and cheese. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
  3. Mix well and then add your cooked pasta. Stir to cover all the noodles. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
  4. Add your shredded asiago or parmesan cheese and mix well. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
  5. In an oven-safe bowl, spray the bowl with nonstick cooking spray. Cover the inside of the bowl with aluminum foil. You will probably need two sheets. Overlap and fold over the edge of the bowl. Spray with nonstick cooking spray. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
  6. Pour the brain into the aluminum foil-covered bowl. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
  7. Bake for about 35-40 minutes until firm at 350 degrees F. When it’s finished, remove it from the oven and let sit to firm up for about 15 minutes. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

Brain Matter Directions

  1. Cook your pasta al dente. When finished cooking, drain and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process. Add your butter according to the box. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
  2. Add your milk and cheese according to the box. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
  3. While the pasta is cooking, add your spinach and milk to the blender and blend well. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
  4. Pour it into your prepared macaroni and cheese and mix well. Allow it to simmer for a few minutes to thicken up. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

How to Make Edible Eyeballs

  1. Start by slicing your cheese sticks into thin slices. Take a straw or kabob skewer and poke a hole in the center of each slice. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
  2. Chop a black olive into small pieces to fit in the center of the cheese slice. You now have edible eyeballs! Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

Putting it All Together

  1. Turn your brain out of the bowl onto a cutting board. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
  2. Then carefully place it into the center of the lasagna pan. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
  3. Pour your brain matter all around the brain and spread it evenly. Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe
  4. Add your edible eyes on top of the brain matter. Happy Haunting! Toxic Waste Green Mac and Cheese Brains Recipe

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 779Total Fat: 37gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 4gUnsaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 107mgSodium: 1333mgCarbohydrates: 86gFiber: 5gSugar: 21gProtein: 27g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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