Bacon Mac & Cheese Waffle Sandwiches
Cook the macaroni to al dente, according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Blend in flour, salt, and pepper. Cook for 2 minutes.
Slowly add milk and half and half, stirring constantly; cook over medium-low heat for a few minutes until mixture is just barely thickened. Remove from heat and stir in 1 cup shredded cheese, stirring just until melted. Add the cooked noodles, bacon, and jalapeño and stir until blended.
Heat and lightly grease waffle iron.
For waffles: Measure waffle mix by lightly spooning it into measuring cup and leveling it off.
Whisk waffle mix, water, egg and oil until smooth. Let batter stand 2 minutes.
Pour about 2/3 cup batter onto waffle iron. Cook waffles until steaming stops or until golden brown.
Fill 2 waffles with macaroni and cheese mixture and cut into squares/wedges for serving.