Mac n Cheese Recipe

by 247tasty

Looking for the best homemade Mac and Cheese recipe? Well, look no more as this is the best there is! It’s easy to follow and a no-fuss – you’ll have an outrageously cheesy, super creamy, and scrumptious Mac and cheese on your dinner table in no time! I’ve been a fan of Mac and Cheese ever since I was little that is why I was extremely happy when I stumbled upon this recipe. It changed everything! This is a real keeper I assure you that. If you love cheesy recipes as I do, then this is for you!


12 ounces dry macaroni
1/4 cup of butter
1/4 cup of flour
1 1/2 cups of milk
1 cup light cream about 10-12% MF
1/2 teaspoons of dry mustard powder
1 teaspoon of onion powder
salt and pepper to taste
1 can condensed cream of cheddar soup, optional
4 cups of sharp cheddar, divided
1/2 cup of fresh parmesan cheese

How to make Mac n Cheese

Step 1: Prepare the oven. Preheat it to 425 degrees.

Step 2: According to package instruction, cook the macaroni. Once cooked, drain and run under cold water.

Step 3: In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.

Step 4: Mix in the flour and cook for another 2 minutes while stirring.

Step 5: Slowly whisk in the cream, milk, mustard powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper.

Step 6: Continue to cook and stir over medium heat until thickened.

Step 7: Then, remove from the heat and stir in the parmesan cheese and 3 cups of cheddar cheese until melted.

Step 8: You can add soup if desired. And toss in the cheese sauce and cooked macaroni.

Step 9: Carefully pour into the greased 9 x 13-inch pan. And top with remaining cheese.

Step 10: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for 18 to 24 minutes or until bubbly. Make sure to not overcook.

Step 11: Once done, remove from the oven and let it cool for about 10 to 15 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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