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Fancy Mac & Cheese

Indulge in comfort with this easy Mac and Cheese recipe. Creamy cheese sauce blankets perfectly cooked macaroni, creating a quick and satisfying dish for any day.

Fancy Mac & Cheese

Course: Dinner, LunchDifficulty: Easy


Total time




  • 16 oz elbow macaroni

  • 4 Tbsp butter

  • 1/4 cup flour

  • 3 cups milk

  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

  • 2 cups shredded cheddar

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1 tsp black pepper

  • 1 tsp salt

  • Cooking spray

  • 1 cup breadcrumbs (optional)


  • Pre-heat oven to 350F
  • Prepare pasta according to box directions. Cook until 2 minutes underdone
  • In a large skillet melt the butter and whisk in the flour
  • Gradually whisk in the milk. Cook until thickened
  • Mix in the cheddar and Parmesan cheese and whisk until completely melted; stir in the seasonings
  • Stir the pasta into the cheese mixture and mix well
  • Spray 9×13 baking dish with non stick cooking spray and pour in the pasta. Top with the breadcrumbs
  • Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes
  • Serve with a side salad and enjoy!

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