Mac & Cheese with Kahlua Sauce

Pat Duran


This is very creamy mac & cheese recipe and made for a very nice side for any meal.

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6-8 servings


10 Min


30 Min




1 medium
onion, chopped
2 Tbsp
butter or margarine
1 tsp
olive oil
1 tsp
granulated sugar
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 c
kahlua and cream
1/2 c
3 c
cooked pasta
1/2 c
shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 tsp
each salt and pepper to taste or a little cayenne pepper
8 to 10
crumbled buttery crackers- i used ritz

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350^. Spray a 1 3/4 quart casserole dish.Set aside.
In a medium sauce pan heat the butter and oil add the onions and sugar and stir to cook the onion until the sugar melts and the onions begin to caramelize a little.Add salt and pepper to taste or a little Cayenne pepper. Stir in the flour and then quickly stir in the kahlua and cream, stir in the milk, stir as you make the sauce smooth.
Stir in the cooked pasta and the shredded cheese.
Stir until cheese melts. Spoon mixture into casserole and place crumbled cracker crumbs on top.
Bake for 30 minutes- until it is heated through and bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom