Mom's Cheesiest Mac & Cheese

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.


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30 Min
30 Min


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1 1/2 pkg
large elbow macaroni (16-oz pkg.)
2-4 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
2 c
1/2 tsp
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


  • 1Prepare pasta according to package directions for al dente. Set aside.
  • 2Mix cheese together in a large bowl (excluding Parmesan)
  • 3In a small bowl add salt, pepper and flour to cold milk, whisk. Set aside.
  • 4Spoon 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.
  • 5Top with Parmesan add pepper to taste.
  • 6Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly and slightly brown on the top. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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About Mom's Cheesiest Mac & Cheese

Collection: Mom Made It Best
Other Tag: For Kids

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