12 Homemade Macaroni and Cheese Recipes
Hungry for the ultimate comfort food? You might just find a new cheesy favorite.
Ranch Mac & Cheese
A packet of ranch salad dressing mix, lemon-pepper seasoning, and garlic salt create a tangy twist on the original.
Nacho Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Nachos and macaroni and cheese come together in this Mexican-inspired one-dish meal.
Baking Sheet Macaroni and Cheese
For the perfect balance between crispy and creamy, spread the pasta mixture on a baking sheet rather than a casserole dish.
Creamy Macaroni and Cheese With Tomatoes
A basic add-in like tomatoes keep this comfort food simple yet interesting.
Macaroni & Cheese Pizza
The crust is made of—you guessed it!—cheesy pasta and then topped with sauce and your favorite fixings like sausage and mushrooms.
Pizza Macaroni Bake
This casserole has Italian-inspired ingredients like pepperoni and mozzarella, but it still uses good old macaroni and cheese as the base.
Macaroni and Cheese Soup
These two comfort foods are combined into a a creamy dish that’s better than the sum of its parts—and it’s ready in 30 minutes!
The key players in this variation? Smoked sausage for bold flavor and cheddar cheese soup for extra richness.
Mini Mac-and-Cheese Bites
Bite-size portions make for a crowd-pleasing appetizer or side dish.
Scallop Mac and Cheese
Seafood adds a touch of sophistication to this typically casual dish.
Macaroni and Cheese With Mushrooms
Mushrooms, peas, and peppers turn this classic into a hearty yet healthy meal.
Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli and Cherry Tomatoes
The trick to this veggie-studded pasta is the broiling step: it keeps the top crisp and the inside velvety smooth.