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Top 20 Macaroni and Cheese Recipes

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Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe: Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

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Macaroni and cheese is one of our favorite comfort foods, and can be served as a main dish or side dish. Here are the top 20 macaroni and cheese recipes, from easy macaroni and cheese to creamy baked macaroni and cheese.

Perfect Macaroni and Cheese
Lots of Cheddar cheese inside and on top make this a delicious, creamy mac and cheese. Serve this macaroni and cheese as a main dish with a salad or serve it as a side dish.

Extra-Special Macaroni and Cheese
Special is a good description for this macaroni and cheese, with tangy goat cheese, Cheddar, and Parmesan, along with a mixture of herbs. Serve with sliced tomatoes or a tossed salad for a wonderful meal, or use it as a side dish.

Macaroni and Cheese With Cheddar and Boursin Cheeses
This is a delicious take on the classic baked macaroni and cheese. The Boursin cheese adds extra flavor and wonderful creaminess.

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
American cheese and Cheddar, along with a little cream make this a super creamy macaroni and cheese, and buttery croissant crumbs top it all off in a great way.

Jalapeno Macaroni and Cheese
Depending on the heat of the peppers, this casserole can have as much heat as you like. Use only 1/2 can if you'd like a milder mac and cheese, or use mild green chiles along with a smaller amount of jalapeno peppers. Fresh chopped jalapenos are another option!

Macaroni and Cheese With Chicken Sausage
I used a delicious chicken sausage with fontina cheese, spinach, and roasted garlic, but feel free to use whatever brand or variety you like.

Macaroni and Smoked Cheddar Cheese
Smoked cheddar gives this macaroni and cheese a unique flavor, and a little process American cheese makes it extra-creamy.

Mac 'n Cheese Bake
This is a basic and simple baked macaroni and cheese, made with cheese, cream, and sour cream.

Best Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Egg yolk and lots of cheese make this a rich, extra-cheesy macaroni and cheese recipe. Serve as a main dish or side dish to any meal, or take it along to a potluck dinner. I used a variety of mild and sharp Cheddar cheeses in this casserole.

Parmesan Shells and Cheese
A rich and delicious macaroni and cheese recipe, made with freshly grated Parmesan cheese, seasonings, and hot cooked small shells. Top with buttered bread crumbs for a delicious macaroni and cheese casserole, and serve as a side dish or main dish.

Macaroni and Cheese With Sausage
Browned sliced sausage and sliced tomatoes help to make this creamy, delicious macaroni and cheese a hearty main dish. Serve this baked macaroni and cheese with biscuits or fresh sliced bread for a fabulous everyday meal.

Lobster Macaroni and Cheese
Lobster and sherry make this macaroni and cheese bake very special. Feel free to use extra lobster if you have it, or use a combination of your favorite seafood, like shrimp, scallops, or lump crabmeat.

Quick and Easy Nacho Macaroni and Cheese
Nacho cheese soup makes this macaroni and cheese extra-easy and no less delicious. Serve this macaroni and cheese with hot dogs or spicy sausages and sliced tomatoes for a tasty and satisfying everyday meal.

Green Chile Macaroni and Cheese
Green chile peppers, jalapeno salsa, and cilantro give this Cheddar macaroni and cheese a little kick. Serve this flavorful mac and cheese as a side dish or main dish for lunch or dinner.

Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese
A creamy macaroni and cheese recipe, made with Cheddar cheese sauce, cooked macaroni, and seasonings.

Baked Macaroni and Cheese
This is an old-fashioned baked macaroni and cheese, made with Cheddar cheese, milk, and an egg.

Campanelle and Havarti Bake
Campanelle is a cone-shaped pasta with a ruffled edge. If you can't find campanelle, feel free to substitute fusilli, elbows, or small to medium shells.

Macaroni and Cheese With Bacon
Cooked bacon adds to the cheese and bread crumb topping in this flavorful macaroni and cheese casserole. Serve this macaroni and cheese with sliced tomatoes or a tossed salad for a satisfying family meal.

Deluxe Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
This version is made with sour cream, cottage cheese, and American cheese.

Andouille Macaroni and Cheese
This delicious macaroni and cheese gets lots of extra flavor from the spicy andouille sausage and Cajun seasonings. Serve with a salad or sliced tomatoes for a perfect family meal.

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