Macaroni and Cheese

This infamous pairing of macaroni and cheese is a kid-favorite recipe. Quick and easy to prepare, these yummy macaroni and cheese recipes add ingredients like ham and broccoli for a new twist on an old favorite.

How to Make Macaroni and Cheese

Sometimes the best medicine after a stressful day is a big bowl of comfort food. You know the kind--the lip-smacking, grown-up versions of childhood favorites that can never be beaten by fancier meals. Macaroni and cheese oozes comfort, but don't be tempted to reach for a box. Cheese powder? Really? You can do better than that! Real, made-from-scratch macaroni and cheese is easy to make, and it produces the perfect dose of home-cooked comfort after a hard day.

How to Bake Macaroni and Cheese

There's perhaps nothing more American than learning how to bake macaroni and cheese. Whether it's for a summer barbecue or a winter comfort meal, macaroni and cheese is a crowd pleaser for all seasons.

Three Cheese Macaroni

Better Homes and Gardens

No Southern-style barbecue is complete without Three Cheese Macaroni. For this super-easy version, just stir the ingredients together and bake.

Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

Family Circle

Cottage cheese lends a tanginess to the cheddar cheese sauce in this rendition of the well-loved side dish casserole. A Parmesan and crumb topping further enhances the cheesiness.

How to Make Baked Mac and Cheese

When it comes to down-home cooking, nothing compares to macaroni and cheese, crisp on top with melted cheesy goodness on the inside. This classic recipe for how to make baked mac and cheese is wonderful on its own, but even better with some suggested add-ins.

Cajun Mac and Cheese

Better Homes and Gardens

Spice up a classic. The hot pepper sauce and garlic flavors heat up the warm macaroni and cheese favorite.

Macaroni and Brie with Crab

Better Homes and Gardens

Looking for a delicious pasta dish? Try this easy to make twist on the traditional macaroni and cheese recipe.

Apple-Sausage Mac & Cheese


You'll never reach for boxed macaroni and cheese again after you see how easy (and tasty) it is to DIY.

French Onion Flavor Simple Stove-Top Mac


Instead of serving soup before your pasta dinner, flavor your pasta just like your favorite soup! This easy, cheesy recipe offers a healthy 20 grams of protein and it's vegetarian.

Total: 45 mins

ABC Mac & Cheese

Midwest Living

This creamy baked macaroni casserole uses American, blue, and cheddar cheeses.

Total: 45 mins

Organic White Mac and Cheese

Family Circle

Avoid all of the artificial ingredients in boxed macaroni mixes by stirring together this easy homemade recipe. The extreme creaminess comes from four varities of cheese!

Macaroni 'n' Cheese

Better Homes and Gardens

A hit since 1949, this award-winning baked macaroni and cheese recipe is extra-creamy thanks to the cream of mushroom soup.

Creamy Macaroni-and-Cheese Ham Bake

Better Homes and Gardens

Macaroni and Cheese


A whopping two cups of carrots are disguised in this creamy yet calorie-conscious baked mac and cheese.

Total: 30 mins

Cheesy Mac with Squash Carrot or Cauliflower


Vegetable puree keeps this macaroni and cheese nice and creamy despite the fact that is has less cheese than traditional recipes. You won't even notice the cheddar MIA!

Chipotle Mac and Cheese

Family Circle

Chipotle seasoning spices up this macaroni and cheese casserole while diced ham turns it into a main-dish recipe.

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