Say Cheese! Ultimate Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Say Cheese! Ultimate Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Say Cheese! Ultimate Mac ‘n’ Cheese is more than just a dish; it’s a delightful journey through the comforting flavors of cheese and pasta. This recipe, perfected over generations, combines the creaminess of various cheeses with the perfect balance of macaroni, resulting in a dish that’s both nostalgic and indulgent.


  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup provolone cheese
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs


  1. Cook macaroni according to the package directions. Drain.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour until the mixture becomes paste-like and light golden brown.
  3. Gradually whisk in milk so that no lumps form, and continue cooking and stirring until the sauce thickens and boils.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and mix in salt, black pepper, paprika, Cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, and provolone cheese. Stir until the cheese melts and the sauce is smooth.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  6. Spread macaroni in a lightly greased baking dish. Pour the cheese sauce over macaroni and stir well.
  7. Melt a tablespoon of butter in a skillet and stir in the bread crumbs; cook until the crumbs are golden brown. Sprinkle over the macaroni and cheese.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the sauce is bubbly and breadcrumbs are golden brown.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Say Cheese! Ultimate Mac ‘n’ Cheese is a decadent blend of creamy cheeses and perfectly cooked macaroni, baked to golden perfection. This recipe will transport you to a place of cheesy bliss with every bite.

Nutritional Information: (per serving) Calories: 450, Total Fat: 26g, Saturated Fat: 16g, Cholesterol: 80mg, Sodium: 600mg, Total Carbohydrates: 31g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 5g, Protein: 23g

Make this delectable mac ‘n’ cheese for your next family dinner or gathering. It’s a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, leaving everyone craving for more. Embrace the cheesy goodness and create lasting memories around your dining table with this Say Cheese! Ultimate Mac ‘n’ Cheese recipe.

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