Not your typical Mac'n'Cheese casserole

Not Your Typical Mac'n'cheese Casserole Recipe

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Rose Michaelsen


This is a result of experimentation from trying to find a macaroni and cheese recipe that appeals to kids but also has enough flavor and difference to be appetizing to adult tastes. This one has it in my book. I hope that all of you enjoy it if you like macaroni and cheese.

★★★★★ 1 vote
6 as entree or 10 to 12 as side dish
1 Hr
35 Min


2 Tbsp
dry minced onion
1 stick
1/2 c
all purpose flour
4 1/2 c
1/2 lb
american cheese cubed
2/3 c
bleu cheese crumbled
1 c
cheddar cheese shredded
1/4 pkg
original velveeta cheese (1/2 pound)
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
pepper (i used white pepper)
1/2 tsp
dry mustard powder
1 lb
favorite macaroni cooked and drained
1 Tbsp
olive or if you prefer canola oil
1 pkg
cheetos brand corn puffs (individual sized)

How to Make Not your typical Mac'n'Cheese casserole


  • 1Preheat your oven to 350 degrees (325 if using a glass baking dish) lightly butter a casserole and set aside. Saute the onion in the margarine until the aroma is clear and the onion is slightly "tanned".
  • 2Stir in the flour and cook whisking all the time for 2 minutes or until a smooth paste is formed.
  • 3Slowly add the milk stirring all the time and allow to thicken.
  • 4Add the cheeses and continue stirring and add the salt, pepper and dry mustard. Continue on medium heat and stirring constantly until the cheese is melted.
  • 5Stir in the precooked macaroni and stir to combine and pour into the prepared casserole.
  • 6Crush the Cheetos corn puffs into coarse pieces and sprinkle atop the casserole and put in oven to bake until bubbly and heated all through.

    Enjoy :D

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About Not your typical Mac'n'Cheese casserole

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #cheesy, #Kids