Smokey Mac and Cheese

Donna Stadter


I had some leftover cheeses from a party and came up with this. There is just enough smokey flavor. You may add salt to taste. I found with the smokey cheese that it didn't require much.


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30 Min
40 Min


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1 1/2 c
smoked gouda cheese, grated
1 1/2 c
plain gouda cheese, grated
1 c
cheddar cheese, grated
1 lb
large size creamettes macaroni
1/2 c
1/3 c
2 tsp
dry mustard
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
5 c
1 c
plain breadcrumbs or crushed ritz crachers
1/2 tsp
ground pepper
salt to taste

How to Make Smokey Mac and Cheese


  • 1Cook macaroni according to directions till al dente and drain. Set aside. Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray.
  • 2In a large saucepan (4 quart) melt butter over med heat. Stir in flour, cayenne, ground pepper and mustard. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir mixture until it thickens and starts to bubble. Remove from heat and stir in 3 cups of the cheese. Stir until melted. Combine sauce with macaroni.
  • 3Pour into 9x13 pan. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and breadcrumbs. Bake 40 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Let Stand 10 minutes

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About Smokey Mac and Cheese

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American

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