VELVEETA® Down-Home Macaroni and Cheese

VELVEETA® Down-Home Macaroni and Cheese

"If you're looking for a mac and cheese recipe with the perfect balance of cheesy and creamy, the search ends here."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 497 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 497 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 25.9 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.7g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 18.6 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 75 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 869 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Melt 3 Tbsp. butter in medium saucepan on medium heat. Whisk in flour; cook 2 min., stirring constantly. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to boil; cook and stir 3 to 5 min. or until thickened. Add VELVEETA; cook 3 min. or until melted, stirring frequently. Stir in macaroni.
  3. Spoon into 2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray; sprinkle with Cheddar. Melt remaining butter; toss with cracker crumbs. Sprinkle over casserole.
  4. Bake 20 min. or until heated through.

Footnotes

  • Special Extra:
  • Stir in 1/4 cup OSCAR MAYER Real Bacon Bits with the cooked macaroni.

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This recipe was awesome! My son's father said this was his new favorite meal (paired with a Arkansas Green Beans & Aussie Chicken, ~both recipes off this site). And he is somewhat hard to please...

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Just average and just okay as written. Because I love my macaroni and cheese creamy I love it made with Velveeta. You can't ask for a smoother, creamier sauce. But a good macaroni and cheese c...

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Just average and just okay as written. Because I love my macaroni and cheese creamy I love it made with Velveeta. You can't ask for a smoother, creamier sauce. But a good macaroni and cheese c...

This recipe was awesome! My son's father said this was his new favorite meal (paired with a Arkansas Green Beans & Aussie Chicken, ~both recipes off this site). And he is somewhat hard to please...

My kids loved this! I increase the servings and used mini shells instead of elbows. Easy and super kid friendly. I also added some sea salt, pepper, and dried mustard to the flour to make the sa...

I tweaked this after reading the reviews. First off I made mine for 12 servings. I used three spoonfuls of flour, not overflowing spoonfuls either. I used 6 spoonfuls of butter, increased the mi...

I literally just put this in the oven to bake. I definitely didn't follow the recipe I tweaked it up with my own spin. I did not use 1/4 cup of flour I just maybe 2 tbsp. instead and it made it ...

My husband loved the creamy cheesy flavor of this recipe and is actually looking forward to eating the leftovers

This recipe is definitely a good starting base. As others have said, it needs less flour, more milk and more Velveeta. I love the suggestion of adding jalapenos! I'll make this again, with th...

Use more ritz crackers and add cooked bacon inside. So yummy.

Perfect as is, if you like it thick, add the flour, if not don't. I didn't, and it came out just the way I like it, creamy. I also added a pinch of onion powder to the cheese mix. I just broi...