How to Make Bacon Chicken Mac & Cheese With a Twist

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How to Make Bacon Chicken Mac & Cheese With a Twist Recipe
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DISCLAIMER: This recipe takes time to make. If you are looking for something quick, check out one of my other recipes. 😊

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Boil macaroni 10 minutes.  Drain and set aside.

Boil macaroni 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.

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Cook bacon slices and chop into small pieces. Set aside.

Cook bacon slices and chop into small pieces. Set aside.

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Cook chicken breasts in heated oil. If you cut them in half, they will cook faster.

Cook chicken breasts in heated oil. If you cut them in half, they will cook faster.

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While chicken and macaroni are cooking, melt butter in a saucepan.

While chicken and macaroni are cooking, melt butter in a saucepan.

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Evenly spread flour on top of melted butter.  It's OK if butter browns, but watch carefully so it doesn't burn.

Evenly spread flour on top of melted butter. It's OK if butter browns, but watch carefully so it doesn't burn.

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Whisk well for 1-2 minutes.

Whisk well for 1-2 minutes.

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In separate container, mix cream of mushroom soup and milk.

In separate container, mix cream of mushroom soup and milk.

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Place mixture in a container that pours well.

Place mixture in a container that pours well.

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Pour a little of the soup mixture into the buttered flour.  Whisk well.

Pour a little of the soup mixture into the buttered flour. Whisk well.

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Continue adding soup mixture little by little.  Increase heat so mixture starts to boil.  Continue whisking 2 minutes to thicken sauce.

Continue adding soup mixture little by little. Increase heat so mixture starts to boil. Continue whisking 2 minutes to thicken sauce.

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Remove from heat and let soup cool.

Remove from heat and let soup cool.

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Set timer for 4 minutes.

Set timer for 4 minutes.

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While you are waiting, shred your cheese.

While you are waiting, shred your cheese.

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Cut up your chicken.

Cut up your chicken.

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Stir soup when 4 minutes have passed.

Stir soup when 4 minutes have passed.

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Set a little bit of Colby Jack cheese to the side.  Add the rest to your sauce.  Stir well.

Set a little bit of Colby Jack cheese to the side. Add the rest to your sauce. Stir well.

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Add Parmesan cheese.

Add Parmesan cheese.

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Add cheddar cheese.  Stir well to melt.

Add cheddar cheese. Stir well to melt.

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Add onion powder.

Add onion powder.

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Add garlic powder.

Add garlic powder.

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Add dill weed.

Add dill weed.

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Add salt.  Stir well.

Add salt. Stir well.

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Drain macaroni and place in a mixing bowl.

Drain macaroni and place in a mixing bowl.

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Pour sauce over macaroni.

Pour sauce over macaroni.

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Stir well.

Stir well.

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Add chicken.  Stir.

Add chicken. Stir.

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Pour mixture in a baking dish that can safely go under the broiler inside of an oven.

Pour mixture in a baking dish that can safely go under the broiler inside of an oven.

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Sprinkle top with chopped bacon and cheese you set aside earlier.

Sprinkle top with chopped bacon and cheese you set aside earlier.

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Broil for 2-3 minutes to melt cheese.  Watch carefully so it doesn't burn.

Broil for 2-3 minutes to melt cheese. Watch carefully so it doesn't burn.

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Serve and enjoy!

Serve and enjoy!

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