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Baked Mac and Cheese

A classic recipe for a family favorite

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep 10 minutes
Cook 25 minutes
Total 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 628 kcal
Author Michelle


  • 8 oz. elbow macaroni
  • 4 Tbsp. butter divided
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. dry mustard I omitted this because I didn't have any
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese divided
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese divided
  • 1/2 cup swiss cheese divided
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Melt 2 T. butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and salt and stir until mixture is smooth. Stir in dry mustard. Add milk gradually, stirring constantly.
  4. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in 1/4 cup of the cheddar, 1/4 cup of the mozzarella, and 1/4 cup of the swiss. Mix cheese sauce and macaroni in a large bowl. Spoon into a 9 x 7 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar, mozzarella and swiss.
  6. Melt remaining butter in saucepan over medium heat. Combine bread crumbs and melted butter in a small bowl and mix well. Sprinkle on top of the cheese. Bake until hot and bubbly, about 15 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Baked Mac and Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 628 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 82mg27%
Sodium 802mg35%
Potassium 357mg10%
Carbohydrates 65g22%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 945IU19%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 460mg46%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.