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Crunchy White Baked Macaroni & Cheese

2 reviews

This creamy, bubbly, indulgent classic is down-home comfort food at its finest. The topping is made with panko bread crumbs for an extra bit of crunch. —Nicole Duffy, New Haven, Connecticut

Crumb-Topped Macaroni and Cheese

5 reviews

Everyone loves this grown-up macaroni and cheese. It's also tasty with sharp cheddar and cream cheese instead of Gruyere and...


Herbed Macaroni and Cheese

10 reviews

Besides being a really easy recipe to make, it tastes very good, too! This is not your ordinary, run-of-the-mill macaroni...


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...


Deluxe Macaroni ‘n’ Cheese

27 reviews

Our six grandchildren, who don't think a meal is complete without macaroni and cheese, love this creamy version featuring cheddar...

Makeover Creamy Mac & Cheese

11 reviews

Macaroni and cheese just may be king of the comfort foods. This sensational version is bubbling with creamy goodness—but is...


Chipotle Mac & Cheese

6 reviews

Beefy and bubbly, this Southwestern pasta bake heats up the dinner with a chipotle-pepper kick. Add more cayenne if you...

Beer Macaroni & Cheese

27 reviews

Creamy with a hint of beer, this cheesy mac is one of our favorites for a big family dinner. —Lauren...


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Five-Cheese Macaroni with Prosciutto Bits

6 reviews

Macaroni is baked with smoked Gouda, Swiss, white cheddar, goat cheese and Parmesan and topped with crispy prosciutto—so worth it!...


Mac ‘n’ Cheese for a Bunch

7 reviews

You'll satisfy many taste buds with this rich and comforting dish from Dixie Terry from Goreville, Illinois. Tender macaroni is...


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Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

100 reviews

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

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...


Chicken Ranch Mac & Cheese

24 reviews

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


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Potluck Macaroni and Cheese

93 reviews

You'll always have a winner at the potluck when you bring macaroni and cheese. Here's an extra-rich, creamy version for...


Makeover Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

22 reviews

With its creamy consistency and two different cheeses, this entree captures the essence of comfort food. But here's the kicker:...


Baked Mac & Cheese for Two

7 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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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...


Baked Three-Cheese Macaroni

8 reviews

Legendary mac and cheese is a must-have for big family events. This ultimate comfort food is a divine blend of...


Mushroom-Swiss Mac & Cheese

13 reviews

Portobello mushrooms and three kinds of cheese give an upscale spin to a classic casserole. To make this more of...


Mexican Macaroni and Cheese

For a classic casserole with a little more grown-up taste, give our Test Kitchen's zesty macaroni and cheese a try.


Homey Mac & Cheese

27 reviews

I also call this "my grandson's mac and cheese." Zachary has been to Iraq and Afghanistan with both the Marines...


Creamy Ham ‘n’ Macaroni

36 reviews

The original comfort food, macaroni and cheese gets a makeover with the addition of cubed ham and grated Parmesan. Kids...


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Baked Mac and Cheese

33 reviews

Even people who have had their own homemade baked macaroni and cheese recipe for years ask for mine when they...


Triple-Cheese Macaroni

21 reviews

No truly Southern meal is complete without macaroni and cheese. Three types of cheese and a squirt of mustard make...

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Company Mac and Cheese

92 reviews

This is by far the creamiest, tastiest and most special macaroni and cheese I have ever tried. I'm not usually...


Creamy Cavatappi & Cheese

15 reviews

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


Best Ever Mac & Cheese

10 reviews

To make this amazing mac, I make a sauce loaded with three different cheeses to toss with the noodles. When...


Philly-Style Mac and Cheese

2 reviews

My son loves macaroni and cheese, and I’m always looking for ways to sneak in some veggies. This version is...


Two-Cheese Mac ‘n Cheese

8 reviews

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


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Amazing Mac & Cheese Pizza

1 review

I love pizza, and I love macaroni and cheese. After lots of experimenting, I figured out a wonderful way to...