Ooey Gooey Mac and Cheese


Yummy mac and cheese that is so ooey and gooey. My kids go wild over this dish. It is great with anything: chicken, beef, or pork. Use any type of cheese you like; I use whatever I have in the fridge.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
8 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 3 cups half-and-half

  • 8 ounces processed cheese (such as Velveeta®)

  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 pound cooked elbow macaroni


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook until fragrant. Stir in flour, mustard powder, garlic powder, Worcestershire powder, salt, and black pepper. Whisk in half-and-half. Simmer, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens, about 5 minutes. Add processed cheese, Parmesan cheese, and Cheddar cheese; stir until melted.

  2. Pour cheese sauce over cooked pasta; stir well to combine.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

403 Calories
27g Fat
25g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 403
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 16g 82%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 499mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 362mg 28%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 274mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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