Homemade Baked Mac and Cheese
Homemade Baked Mac and Cheese

Homemade Baked Mac and Cheese

August 13, 2015

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This homemade baked mac and cheese recipe has a crispy outer bread crumb crust with a delicious three cheese middle. Perfect for a homestyle cooked meal, just the way your Aunt Susie used to make it.

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • 20 mins

    30 mins

    50 mins

  • Yields: 8 Servings


Homemade Baked Mac and Cheese

16 oz. (about 3 cups) Elbow Macaroni

5 Tbsp butter

2 cups whole milk

2 cups heavy whipping cream

⅓ cup all purpose flour

1 lb Velveeta Cheese (cubed)

8 oz mild cheddar cheese (shredded)

8 oz monterrey jack cheese (shredded)

2 tsp Kosher salt

1 tsp black pepper

1 tsp Hacomat Seasoning (optional)

2 cups bread crumbs


1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

2. Cook and drain macaroni according to package directions; set aside in a large saucepan with melted butter.

3. Add flour mixed with salt, pepper, and hacomat, using a whisk to stir until well blended.

4. Pour milk and cream in gradually; stirring constantly.

5. Bring to boiling point and boil for 2 minutes (stirring constantly).

6. Reduce heat and cook (stirring constantly) for 10 minutes.

7. Add shredded cheddar little by little and velvetta and simmer an additional 5 minutes, or until cheese melts.

8. Turn off heat. Add macaroni to the saucepan and toss to coat with the cheese sauce.

9. Transfer macaroni to a buttered baking dish and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.

10. Bake 20 minutes until the top is golden brown.