Rating: 4.5 stars
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Use Velveeta in this mac and cheese recipe for the perfect balance of cheesy and creamy. The search ends here. Stir in 1/4 cup bacon bits with the cooked macaroni to take this dish over the top.



Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray.

  • Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Gradually stir in milk and bring to boil; cook and stir until thickened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add Velveeta; cook and stir until melted, about 3 minutes. Stir in cooked macaroni.

  • Spoon mixture into the prepared dish; sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Mix melted butter and cracker crumbs until combined; sprinkle over casserole.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until heated through, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

497 calories; protein 18.6g; carbohydrates 46.7g; fat 25.9g; cholesterol 75mg; sodium 869.1mg. Full Nutrition