Baked mac and cheese. He BEST Homemade Mac and Cheese of your LIFE. Outrageously cheesy, ultra creamy, and topped with a crunchy Panko-Parmesan topping, this mac and cheese recipe is most definitely a keeper. I used three different cheese and a homemade cheese sauce to take this macaroni and cheese recipe.
Everyone's favorite classic mac and cheese! Super simple, super easy and super quick. You'll never want the boxed stuff ever again! You can have Baked mac and cheese using 7 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Baked mac and cheese
- You need 1 box of penne pasta.
- Prepare 1 of small box Velveeta cheese.
- Prepare 1 of small carton heavy whipping cream.
- Prepare 1 of small bag shredded mild cheddar cheese.
- It’s 1 of small bag shredded colby jack cheese.
- Prepare 1 of salt (to taste).
- You need 1 of pepper (to taste).
This is the first baked mac and cheese I have made that we could actually eat! Baked Mac and Cheese is the ultimate side dish for any meal made with three cheeses, this classic is perfect for the holidays and for summer cookouts! This baked mac and cheese is a family favorite recipe, loved by both children and adults. My version uses a combination of cheeses for a gloriously cheesy dish!
Baked mac and cheese instructions
- Bring water to boil, following directions for pasta. Add pinch of salt to the water.
- Once water is boiling, add pasta.
- Cut Velveeta into small cubes and add to small saucepan. Cook over low to medium heat.
- Add heavy cream and pepper to the small saucepan with Velveeta. Stir often, until all cheese is melted..
- Once pasta has finished, drain and pour into baking dish..
- Pour melted cheese mixture over pasta, coating evenly..
- Add both bags of shredded cheess , covering the pasta and cheese sauce..
- Bake at 375° until top starts to brown and cheese is bubbling around the edges.
For the best baked mac and cheese, use extra-sharp white cheddar cheese for more flavor. —Shelby Thompson of Dover, Delaware. Even people who have had their own homemade baked macaroni and cheese recipe for years ask for mine when they taste this crumb-topped version. Southern Baked Mac and Cheese – super creamy, cheesy, soulful baked mac and cheese filled with great Southern flavors. You will never break open a box again! Baking your mac & cheese builds big flavor.