Homemade Mac and Cheese

Homemade Mac and Cheese Casserole

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
This homemade Mac and Cheese Casserole is the best you've ever had. Tender noodles in a velvety sauce for the perfectly irresistible dish!!

Ingredients

  • 12 oz dry macaroni
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup light cream about 10-12% MF
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 can condensed cream of cheddar soup optional 10.75oz
  • 4 cups sharp cheddar divided
  • 1/2 cup fresh parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and run under cold water.
  • Melt butter over medium heat in a large saucepan. Whisk in flour and let cook 2 minutes while stirring. Slowly whisk in cream, milk, mustard powder onion powder, salt and pepper to taste. Cook over medium heat while stirring until thickened.
  • Remove from heat and stir in parmesan cheese & 3 cups cheddar cheese until melted. Add soup if using.
  • Toss cheese sauce & macaroni noodles together. Pour into a greased 9×13 pan. Top with remaining cheese.
  • Bake 18-24 minutes or until bubbly. Do not over cook. Cool 10-15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 547, Carbohydrates: 38g, Protein: 24g, Fat: 32g, Saturated Fat: 20g, Cholesterol: 100mg, Sodium: 529mg, Potassium: 230mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 1020IU, Calcium: 554mg, Iron: 1.2mg