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Cheesy Mac & Cheese

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Makes

8 servings

Everyone comes home for dinner when I make this homemade macaroni and cheese. It also receives great compliments at potlucks. —Debra Sult, Chandler, Arizona
Cheesy Mac & Cheese Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, cubed
  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese, cubed
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk the flour, cream, half-and-half, sour cream, egg, mustard, cayenne, salt, pepper and nutmeg until smooth.
  2. Drain pasta. Transfer to a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Stir in cubed cheeses. Top with cream mixture. Sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° until bubbly and golden brown, 30-40 minutes.

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