5 Cheese Macaroni

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jenifer carnegie

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@jenne

Whether it is a summer picnic or Christmas dinner, all year around, my family asks me to bring the macaroni and cheese. EVERYONE loves how rich and creamy it is!

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Now this one some serious mac & cheese recipe! For us, the more cheese the merrier, and this recipe hits just the right notes of cheesy goodness. Super easy to make, this is the perfect side dish for a family BBQ to a simple baked chicken. It's hearty enough for a stand-alone meal too. Try it and it just may become your go-to mac & cheese! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 61 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 box
    elbow macaroni, 16 ounces
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1 c
    shredded Muenster cheese
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 c
    shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 c
    shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 8 oz
    cubed processed cheese food (Velveeta)
  • 1 1/2 c
    half-and-half
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground black pepper

How to Make 5 Cheese Macaroni

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Add the pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain well and return to the cooking pot.
  3. Add the stick of butter and mix it into the macaroni evenly.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the Muenster cheese, mild and sharp cheddar cheeses, Monterey Jack cheese and processed cheese; combine cheeses well.
  5. Then add it to the noodles.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a small bowl, combine the half and half, eggs and salt and pepper. Mix this thoroughly.
  8. Pour this into the noodle and cheese dish. Be sure to coat all of the noodles and cheese with the half and half mixture.
  9. Transfer to a lightly greased deep 2 1/2 quart casserole dish or 9x13 pan.
  10. Bake in preheated oven for 35 minutes or until hot and bubbling around the edges.
  11. Serve and ENJOY!!!

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