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Restaurant-Style Baked Macaroni & Cheese

01:00:00 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
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8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Wanna put more cheesy in your mac and cheese? Start with shredded cheeses, VELVEETA, blue cheese and Parmesan and then top it all off with a buttery crumb topping.

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  • Heat oven to 375°F.
  • Cook macaroni as directed on package, omitting salt and reducing the cooking time by 2 min. Rinse macaroni under cold water; drain. Combine shredded cheeses; reserve 1/2 cup for topping.
  • Melt 5 Tbsp. margarine in Dutch oven or large saucepan on low heat. Add flour; mix well. Cook 2 min. or until hot and bubbly, stirring constantly.
  • Whisk milk gradually into butter mixture; cook on medium heat 5 min. or until sauce comes to boil and thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  • Add remaining shredded cheese mixture to white sauce along with the Velveeta, blue cheese, 2 Tbsp. Parmesan and mustard; mix well. Return to heat; cook 3 to 5 min. or until cheeses are melted, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add macaroni; mix well. Spoon into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Melt remaining margarine. Mix with bread crumbs, remaining Parmesan and reserved shredded cheese mixture; sprinkle over macaroni and cheese. Bake 25 to 30 min. or until top is golden brown, and macaroni and cheese is hot and bubbly around edges.

Serving Suggestion

Serve this cheesy main dish with a mixed green salad tossed with your favourite Kraft Dressing, and a hot steamed fresh vegetable.


Omit the blue cheese, and increase the Cracker Barrel Shredded Tex Mex Cheese to 1-1/4 cups.


  • 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Calories 470
% Daily Value
Total fat 25g
Saturated fat 11g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 730mg
Carbohydrate 41g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 7g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 40 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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