Top-Rated Macaroni and Cheese Recipes
From ultra-creamy sauces to flavorful baked toppings, these golden dishes have everything you crave.
Classic cafeteria-style goodness, this recipe yields enough to serve as a side for a crowd, or it could be dinner for a family of four. Recipe by Pam Rawlinson, North Augusta, South Carolina.
Recipe: Uncle Jack's Mac-and-Cheese
This macaroni and cheese recipe combines 2-year-old aged Cheddar cheese with Gruyere cheese, diced bacon, and leeks. The results are a deliciously baked Southern classic that's finished with a drizzle of heavy cream and toasted breadcrumbs.
- Recipe: Southern Mac and Cheese
This delicious mac and cheese is light on butter and cheese yet still melts in your mouth. Change the flavor profile of the recipe with combinations such as sweet peas and proscuitto or ham and broccoli.
You'll love how easy this recipe is to prepare. You can substitute monteray jack for cheddar cheese and chopped green chiles in place of diced pimientos for a more Southwestern spin.
- Recipe: Easy Skillet Mac 'n' Cheese
Skip the marinara sauce and go for a rich Alfredo sauce instead. The creamy sauce, paired with three types of cheese, creates a family-friendly dish that’s ready in a flash. While the original version is meatless, feel free to add cooked chicken, shrimp, or even spicy sausage for a heartier one-dish dinner. Pair with a salad or steamed veggies.
Recipe: Three-Cheese Pasta Bake
Step-by-Step Video: Over-the-Top Three-Cheese Pasta Bake
Ready in 47 Minutes
Forget the box mix. Our mac and cheese from scratch delivers a taste worth the extra time, and the process is much easier than you might think. Our step-by-step guide removes any guesswork from making this classic pasta.
Step-by-Step Video: Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese