Mom's Cheesiest Mac & Cheese

2
Lauren Perkins-Boyd

By
@Lauren_Perkins-Boyd

My mom makes this recipe for just about every family function we have, everyone loves it. I get as much of the cheese pre-grated as I can, it helps cut down on prep time.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pkg
    large elbow macaroni (16-oz pkg.)
  • 2-4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    flour
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • ·
    lots of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb
    sharp or extra sharp chedder, shredded
  • 1/4 lb
    mild chedder, shredded
  • 1/4 lb
    mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 lb
    swiss cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 lb
    colby jack cheese, shredded
  • ·
    parmesan cheese, shredded (for topping, to taste)

How to Make Mom's Cheesiest Mac & Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions for al dente. Set aside.
  2. Mix cheese together in a large bowl (excluding Parmesan)
  3. In a small bowl add salt, pepper and flour to cold milk, whisk. Set aside.
  4. Spoon 1/3 of the pasta into a lightly greased baking dish (11x15 or 5qt); add dots of butter, top with 1/3 cheese mixture, pour 1/3 milk mixture over cheese (stir each time) – repeat until ingredients are gone.
  5. Top with Parmesan add pepper to taste.
  6. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly and slightly brown on the top. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Printable Recipe Card

About Mom's Cheesiest Mac & Cheese

Collection: Mom Made It Best
Other Tag: For Kids



Show 5 Comments & Reviews

What To Make With a Brick of Cream Cheese

What To Make With a Brick of Cream Cheese


Cream cheese can be used for so much more than just adding a schmear to a toasted bagel. You can’t make a New York-style cheesecake without it. Cream cheese makes macaroni and cheese even creamier. When sweetened, it’s the best frosting. But those aren’t the only ways to cook or bake with cream cheese. Breakfast, […]

11 Chocolate Cupcake Recipes Every Chocolate Lover Needs

11 Chocolate Cupcake Recipes Every Chocolate Lover Needs


Chocolate cupcakes are a classic dessert and anything but basic. Some are fudgy and moist, while others can be dense and rich. Chocolate cupcakes can be transformed by spices added to the batter, sneaking a surprise in the center, or the creamy frosting piped on top. Full of flavor, if you love chocolate you’re going […]

20 Southern Staple Cornbread Recipes

20 Southern Staple Cornbread Recipes


There’s just something we love about homemade cornbread in the fall. Paired with a bowl of chili, topped with pinto beans or just cooked to golden brown perfection in a cast iron skillet, cornbread is one of our favorite delicious comfort foods. From mom’s classic recipe to something a little spicier, we have a cornbread […]