Happy Mac

Happy Mac Recipe

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Sheri Maddox


This is a Creative Mac n Cheese recipe for a different spin


★★★★★ 1 vote

4-6 depending
5 Min
20 Min


  • 1 pkg
    elbow macaroni, cooked
  • 1 jar(s)
    plain cheese dip
  • 1 can(s)
    fire roasted garlic flavored tomatos
  • 1 pkg
    1 tube garlic ritz crackers
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    2% milk
  • 1/2 c
    mild cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Happy Mac


  1. Let's start with the fun part!!! Put the tube of Garlic Ritz in a zip type bag and crush them into crumbs....woohoo that was fun! :)
  2. Place freshly cooked and drained macaroni in a casserole baking dish. Add can of tomatoes, salt, pepper, and 1/2 of the tube of Ritz crackers (crushed) to the noodle and mix up gently.
  3. Melt jar of cheese dip with milk and butter in sauce pan until soft. Then stir into the macaroni mixture.
  4. Top with shredded cheddar and the remaining crushed Ritz crackers.
  5. bake for 10 minutes at 350 to melt in the topping but do not burn it. Remove and serve for good happy mac! My kids love it!

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About Happy Mac

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Side Dishes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #cheese, #mac

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