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31 Mac and Cheese Recipes Perfect for Thanksgiving

Whether you're hosting this year's meal or plan to be a guest, these mac and cheese Thanksgiving recipes will be a hit with everyone at the table.

One-Pot Mac and Cheese

3 reviews

Who likes cleaning up after making mac and cheese? Not this girl. This one-pot mac and cheese is a family...


Mac ‘n’ Cheese Dinner

4 reviews

Don’t settle for ordinary mac and cheese. This version is my kids’ favorite, so I always make a huge pot....


Country Bacon-Beef Mac and Cheese

2 reviews

This extra-meaty mac and cheese is easy to make in the slow cooker. Kids love it, and I like that...


Saucy Mac & Cheese

8 reviews

I love the curly noodles in this creamy recipe. Cavatappi, also sold under the name cellentani, is a corkscrew pasta,...

Tomato Mac ‘n’ Cheese

2 reviews

White cheddar cheese adds a new dimension to this tomato macaroni and cheese recipe. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Old-Fashioned Macaroni and Cheese

16 reviews

Bring back the taste of days gone by with this ooey-gooey mac-and-cheese classic. A little ground mustard and hot pepper...

Baked Mac & Cheese

8 reviews

"I have added other ingredients like turkey, broccoli and cauliflower, to make this a full meal. The possibilities are endless!"


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Slow-Cooker Mac and Cheese

60 reviews

This classic casserole is a rich and cheesy meatless main dish. I've never met anyone who didn't ask for a...


My Mother’s Mac and Cheese

54 reviews

I remember my mother sending me to the store for 15 cents worth of cheese. The butcher would cut off...


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Veggie Macaroni & Cheese

19 reviews

This creamy mac and cheese definitely doesn't come from a box! Fresh veggies add crunch and color and will leave...

Tuna Mac and Cheese Bake

9 reviews

You can toss your other tuna casserole recipes, 'cause this one's the ultimate! You'll love the ease of this tasty...


Chicken Ranch Mac & Cheese

25 reviews

Prep once and feed the family twice when you double this chicken mac and cheese and freeze half of it....


Ranch Mac & Cheese

58 reviews

I came up with the recipe for this creamy and satisfying macaroni and cheese, which has a special twist. My...


Skillet Mac & Cheese

90 reviews

This creamy mac and cheese is so simple it’s almost too easy! Kids always go for the rich cheese flavor,...


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Mini Mac & Cheese Bites

19 reviews

Young relatives were coming for a Christmas party, so I wanted something fun for them to eat. Instead, the adults...

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Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

103 reviews

This is the ultimate creamy mac and cheese recipe. It's saucy, thick and very rich, with a wonderful cheddar flavor....


Creamy Cavatappi & Cheese

17 reviews

Dive fork-first into oodles of noodles baked to bubbly perfection and coated with a to-die-for sharp cheddar cheese sauce in...


Two-Cheese Mac ‘n Cheese

9 reviews

A lot of stories claim that mac and cheese was created by Thomas Jefferson, Marco Polo or the cooks of...


Pressure-Cooker Buffalo Shrimp Mac & Cheese

2 reviews

For a rich, creamy and slightly spicy shrimp and pasta recipe, you can't beat this crowd-pleasing dish. It's a nice...


Deep-Fried Mac & Cheese Shells

1 review

I created this deep fried mac and cheese recipe for my husband. He describes this recipe as unbelievably delicious because...


Double-Cheese Macaroni

55 reviews

A friend passed this recipe on to me and I made some changes that created this definite crowd pleaser. I...


Southern Mac and Cheese

21 reviews

No down-home meal is complete without Southern mac and cheese. Three types of cheese and a squirt of mustard make...