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    Posted on Jan 17, 2013

    14 Creative Ways To Use Packaged And Canned Food

    If you're sick of eating mac and cheese from a box straight up, read this.

    1. Ramen Shepherd's Pie

    The addition of ramen makes this dish extra crispy. You can find the recipe here.

    2. Annie's Mac and Cheese Muffins

    Find the recipe here.

    3. Eggo Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich

    All you need is your favorite ice cream and frozen waffles for this one. Refreeze or serve immediately.

    4. Pizza Pops

    Bake the frozen pizza according to the directions on the box. Cut pizza in half and then cut each half into one inch thick strips. Roll pizza up, put on stick and enjoy.

    5. Valentine's Day Petits Fours with Oreo Cakesters

    Find the recipe here.

    6. Cinnamon Roll Pie Crust

    Cut your pre-made cinnamon rolls into half inch circles and press into baking pan. There should be no space between each roll. For a sweet potato pie recipe with this pie crust go here.

    7. Hot Pockets, Bagel Bites, And Cheese Dorito Casserole

    In the TV show Community ("Curriculum Unavailable" episode), this dish is described as "Bagel Bites in a deconstructed Hot Pocket reduction with a Doritos glaze." Find the recipe here.

    8. Canned Pumpkin Pie Martini

    Find the recipe here.

    9. Fried Kraft Mac And Cheese Balls

    Find the recipe for cheese balls here.

    10. Tomato Soup Cake

    Have your cake and eat soup too. Find the recipe here.

    11. Spaghettios Pizza

    Find the recipe here.

    12. Hot Cheetos Breaded Chicken Fingers

    It's essential that you use hot cheetos instead of regular ones. Find the recipe here.

    13. Ramen Pad Thai

    Peanut butter and noodles are the best. Find the recipe for ramen pad thai here.

    14. Canned Cranberry Sauce Cocktail

    Make "The Jive Turkey" cocktail with this recipe here.