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Mac-n-Cheez (Adapted from Sweetie Pie's)

Rated as 4.88 out of 5 Stars

"Take to pot-lucks or gatherings. Can make the day before and reheat in a slow cooker."
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58 m servings 492
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 4-quart casserole dish)


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  1. Sprinkle salt into a large pot of water; bring to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 4-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Pour hot macaroni into the baking dish. Add butter; stir until melted.
  4. Whisk evaporated milk, milk, eggs, and sour cream together in a large bowl. Season with sugar, pepper, and salt.
  5. Sprinkle Colby Jack cheese, processed cheese food, and Cheddar cheese over macaroni. Pour milk mixture on top.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until top is lightly browned, 30 to 45 minutes.


  • Editor's Note:
  • Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of salt for boiling the pasta. The actual amount of salt consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 492 calories; 31.5 30.3 22.5 127 1131 Full nutrition

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I have been making a very similar adaptation of this for the past couple of years (since I first discovered the Sweetie Pie's recipe). It is always a hit, wherever it is devoured. It is very ric...

I made half the recipe and I still had a ton of mac n' cheese. My daughter and I thought it was excellent, my husband not so much. Just proves the point, you can't please everyone. I stirred ...

I made a double batch for a men's event a church, they loved it. The only problem is I have to make for every event.

My family loved this! It was the first time I ever made mac-n-cheese, and it was very easy. It's going to be a favorite :) I left out the sugar, and poured only 2/3 the mixture on top of the che...

I have made many mac-n-cheese dishes a number of ways, but I could never make or find the recipe that came close to what grandma and my aunties used to make. My family and friends love it. This ...

No changes and it was perfect.

I used all real cheese and no Velveeta. I also doubled the recipe. It was delicious!!

I use bread crumbs on top of it

Add bacon. You won’t regret it!