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Ultimate Macaroni & Cheese Recipes

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Macaroni and cheese is creamy, crunchy, undeniably addictive, and everybody’s favorite comfort food. We’re featuring iterations from classic to kid-friendly to an indulgent macaroni and cheese for seafood lovers. Need some comfort? Use the Recipe Maker to make a macaroni and cheese recipe with your favorite pasta, cheeses, herbs, meats, and vegetables (sneaky!).


Kicked-Up Macaroni & Cheese

Sautéed fresh jalapeños and scallions bring a little Southwestern kick to the classic mac and cheese.

Want to make a version with less heat? Create a recipe with your favorite pasta, cheeses, spices, herbs, meats, and vegetables using the Macaroni and Cheese Recipe Maker.

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Macaroni & Cheese with Peas & Ham

Even kids who push vegetables to the sides of their plates will eat this yummy, kid-friendly take on a classic.

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Pulled-Pork Macaroni & Cheese

With caramelized onions and four tasty cheeses, this dish is indulgent, impossibly good, and well worth the time and effort it takes to make.

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Baked Campanelle with Goat Cheese & Broccoli

Tangy fresh goat cheese and tender broccoli florets add interesting flavor and texture to an otherwise traditional baked macaroni and cheese.

Feeling inspired? Create a recipe with your favorite pasta, cheeses, spices, herbs, meats, and vegetables using the Macaroni and Cheese Recipe Maker.

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Three-Cheese Macaroni with Brussels Sprouts & Pancetta

If you find plain mac and cheese a bit boring, you'll love this version, which is livened up by nutty brussels sprouts and salty nuggets of pancetta.

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Classic Macaroni & Cheese

With its buttery, crunchy top, this dish is the epitome of comfort food. Classic macaroni and cheese calls for a full-flavored Cheddar, but you don’t have to buy expensive aged cheese, just make sure your Cheddar is sharp.

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Lobster Macaroni & Cheese

Large pieces of succulent lobster are baked within the pasta and creamy cheese sauce, making this macaroni and cheese a rich main course.

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Hearty Bacon-Kale Macaroni & Cheese

This ultimate winter comfort-food dish is made even more rib-sticking with the addition of smoky bacon and hearty greens.

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Quick Skillet Macaroni & Cheese

Who says you can’t have indulgent comfort food on a weeknight? This quick macaroni and cheese satisfies your comfort food craving in under 30 minutes.

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Greek Macaroni & Cheese

Think of this dish as the flavors of Greek spanakopita in a comforting baked macaroni and cheese. Gouda and Monterey Jack cheeses provide creamy texture, while staying in a supporting role to the pungent feta.

Think globally: Use the Recipe Maker to create your own macaroni and cheese recipe incorporating the flavors of your favorite cuisine.

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Macaroni & Cheese with the Works

Rustic and warming, this is a macaroni and cheese with the works: chunky tomato, mozzarella, and sweet Italian sausage.

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Bacon & Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese

When looking for inspiration for my macaroni and cheeses, I turned to stuffed potatoes and omelets, believing that what works well with eggs and potatoes would be delicious with pasta, too. Boy, was I right! Bacon, Cheddar cheese, sour cream, and scallions are classic additions to stuffed potatoes, and with pasta they’re perfection.

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