7 Reviews

Great basic recipe to get a creamy mac and cheese! For an extra "wow" factor, I'd do the following modifications:

- Cook the macaroni till it's mostly done, but still a little firm ("al dente")

- Instead of pouring the macaroni into the half/half mixture, pour it into a separate bowl and mix in half a stick of butter and a couple eggs till the pasta is coated throughout

- Pour the heated half/half and cheese mixture over the pasta and mix thorougly

- Pour into the buttered casserole dish and bake

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MsErinT November 29, 2012

My boyfriend and I both loved this dish! We each had seconds! I used about 8 ounces of bow-tie pasta and boiled my pasta until still firm to the bite. This is a definite keeper and I'm making this again soon!

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TreeSquirrel December 06, 2009

This was very easy and delicious! I thought the texture was a little grainy but the flavor totally made up for it. I used fat free half-and-half. I also cooked the pasta a little past half (6 min) as I was afraid of it not getting done with the small amount of additional cook time; the pasta ended up perfectly cooked. Thanks for the recipe!

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flower7 February 21, 2009

I thought this was very good and easy to make! I had it for dinner the other night and then for lunch yesterday with some chopped ham added to it. A much nicer taste than the boxed, but just as easy to make. Thanks for the recipe - I'll be making it often!

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dgpat December 18, 2007

My favorite mac-n-cheese dish out there!

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missdonnaanne March 01, 2010

Best mac and cheese recipe I've ever tried! Have made this for almost 2 years now, and decided it was time to review it :)

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line.maria.skaarup December 08, 2014

My family said this was the best mac and cheese I had made in a long time. I used more then two cups of pasta and used Velveeta sharp cheddar cheese. I also added a lot of pepper.

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bmcnichol July 07, 2013
Delicious and Easy Macaroni and Cheese