Super Creamy Mac and Cheese is insanely rich and delicious. One taste and you will be hooked. Whether eaten as a side or a main dish, this is a recipe you will want to make over and over. Three types of cheese give Super Creamy Mac and Cheese a whole lot of cheese flavor.
We have sharp cheddar (can you have mac and cheese without it?), wonderfully melty Monterey Jack, and last but not least – Velveeta.
I’m not a huge fan of Velveeta but there’s no question it gives mac and cheese a velvety texture that is hard to achieve any other way.
Wonderfully cheesy and totally indulgent.
Life should have more mac and cheese.
This Super Creamy Mac and Cheese recipe is incredibly rich and creamy. Three types of cheese give it plenty of cheese flavor.
- 1 pound elbow macaroni
- 8 tablespoons Challenge butter (1 stick) cut into 1 tablespoon-sized pieces
- 2 cups half-and-half
- 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 2 eggs lightly beaten
- 8 ounces Velveeta cut into small cubes
- 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and butter a casserole dish. You can use a 9x13-inch or slightly smaller casserole dish.
Cook pasta until just tender. It will cook more as it bakes. Drain pasta and return to pot. While pasta is still hot, add butter, and stir until butter is melted.
Add the half-and-half to the pot, along with half the cheddar and Monterey Jack, the eggs, Velveeta, seasoned salt and pepper. Stir to mix well.
Pour into prepared dish and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
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