Creamy Homemade Mac & Cheese

Creamy Homemade Mac & Cheese

If you’re looking for the ultimate comfort food, you’ve found it with this Creamy Homemade Mac & Cheese recipe. Creamy, cheesy, and incredibly satisfying, this dish is perfect for a cozy family dinner or a potluck gathering with friends.


  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the macaroni according to package instructions, then drain.
  2. In a separate saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour until it forms a paste and starts to bubble.
  3. Gradually whisk in the milk, and cook until the mixture thickens and is smooth.
  4. Stir in 3 cups of shredded cheddar cheese until the sauce is creamy and the cheese is melted.
  5. Season the cheese sauce with salt, pepper, and paprika.
  6. Combine the cooked macaroni and the cheese sauce, mixing until the macaroni is well coated.
  7. Transfer the mac and cheese to a baking dish, and sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese on top.
  8. Broil for 3-5 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and golden brown.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy your creamy homemade mac & cheese!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Creamy Homemade Mac & Cheese is the ultimate comfort food. With its gooey cheese sauce and perfectly cooked macaroni, this dish is a crowd-pleaser that’s sure to satisfy your cravings.

Nutrition Information: (per serving) Calories: 450, Fat: 28g, Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 19g

Creamy Homemade Mac & Cheese is more than just a recipe; it’s a taste of nostalgia and warmth. Whether you’re making it for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion, this dish brings people together and leaves them wanting seconds. The creamy, cheesy goodness combined with perfectly cooked pasta is simply irresistible. So, gather your ingredients, follow the easy steps, and savor every bite of this classic comfort food. Your taste buds will thank you, and your family and friends will love you for making it.

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