This Spicy Bacon Chicken Ranch Macaroni and Cheese is the perfect comfort food meal for game day!
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook elbow macaroni 2 minutes shy of box instructions.
While pasta cooks, heat butter in a sauce pan over medium heat. Once melted, add flour and whisk. Let cook 1 minute. Add milk and whisk well. Let cook 5-6 minutes, or until simmering and thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Add the packet of ranch and stir well. Add cheese soup and stir.
Remove from heat and add the shredded cheese. Whisk until melted. Taste and add seasonings as desired.
Put your cubed chicken in a mixing bowl. Add 4 tbsp. TABASCO® and 4 tbsp. ranch dressing. Stir to coat.
Add chicken, crumbled bacon, and cheese sauce to pasta. Stir well. Add to a 8 by 11 casserole dish. Top with breadcrumbs. Bake for 18 minutes.
Serve drizzled with more ranch and hot sauce.