The Cheesiest Macaroni

The cheesiest macaroni you will make. Delicious and versatile, you can add ham, broccoli or any of your favorites; however, this is so delicious you don’t need to add any extras.

Cheesiest Macaroni
15 mins
30 mins
Resting Time
10 mins
45 mins

Cheesy, simple and delicious you will have this recipe memorized from making it so often. This is the perfect go to, whether alone or on the side of any meal.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Side dish
  • 1/2 tsp Grey Poupon dijon mustard
  • 16 oz Elbow macaroni cooked
  • 2 tbsp All purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp Kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup Whole milk room temperature
  • 2 tbsp Unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cup Sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup Colby cheese shredded
  • 2 oz Philadelphia Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Half and half
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Melt butter in large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Whish in flour until smooth. Whisk in Dijon mustard, salt and a dash of pepper. Stir in shredded cheeses, saving 1/4 cup for topping, add cream cheese a little at a time. Stir in half in half last. Thoroughly stir in macaroni and place in a 2 quart baking dish. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes or until golden. Let rest 5 -10 minutes before serving.