Not Your Typical Mac'n'cheese Casserole Recipe

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Not your typical Mac'n'Cheese casserole

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)


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

About this Recipe

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