This roundup of mac and cheese recipes is perfect to celebrate this year’s National Mac and Cheese Day in the best way possible—with piles and piles of loaded, cheesy, macaroni-filled incredibleness.
This pumpkin macaroni and cheese is easy and creamy and rich. What else would you expect from a skillet full of pasta, Cheddar, pumpkin, bacon, and sage? Comfort food at its most indulgent with a smidgen of conscience-appeasing healthfulness.Recipe
This indulgently creamy, macaroni and cheese with zucchini has three types of cheese and just the right amount of crunch from the garlicky brown butter bread crumbs. It's likely no one will even notice the vegetables that are hidden in there.Recipe
This beer-infused mac 'n' cheese is the ultimate weeknight comfort food. Serve any leftovers for breakfast with a fried egg.Recipe
Mac and cheese doesn’t get any easier than this 3 ingredient macaroni and cheese. The 3 ingredients? Elbow macaroni, heavy cream, and Cheddar cheese. And it takes just 20 minutes.Recipe
This baked macaroni and cheese boasts all the cheesy goodness of the usual American classic but with the spectacular addition of crunchy, buttery crumbs on top as well as the bonus points that it can be prepared in advance. What’s not to love?!Recipe
These mac and cheese canapes, essentially baked mac and cheese bites, are made from macaroni and sharp Cheddar cheese and baked in mini-muffin tins. Perfect finger food for kids and adults. Cocktail party, anyone?Recipe
This skillet mac and cheese is fast, easy, uses only one dish, and requires very little stovetop fussing. The pasta cooks in a creamy milk sauce in the oven, and then two (or more!) types of cheese are stirred in at the end.Recipe
This gluten-free macaroni and cheese, made with gluten-free pasta, Cheddar, and goat cheese is easy to make and is every bit as good as the real deal.Recipe
What can you do that’s new to mac and cheese? What about adding 1.) red pepper flakes, 2.) hot sauce, 3.) cayenne pepper, and 4.) jalepeño pepper? This spicy macaroni and cheese is creamy, rich, and spicy.Recipe
This macaroni au gratin is no ordinary macaroni and cheese. Not at all. It’s still pasta in cheese sauce but blanketed with a layer of ooey, gooey blend of three cheeses. Easy and on the table in less than an hour.Recipe
This baked macaroni and cheese recipe is the best and easy to make. The bread crumbs on top and creamy comfort food underneath are proof that homemade tastes infinitely better than that store-bought stuff in the blue box. Here’s how to make it.Recipe
This bacon and Cheddar macaroni and cheese is proof that bacon makes everything better…though the creamy Cheddar sauce that smothers the fusili pasta is pretty special, too.Recipe
JBY&Me…I absolutely LOVE-LOVE your Macaroni Au Gratin! I now have to make it regularly for our three grandsons. They want it instead of cupcakes for their birthday! Ha! Okay by me…. ! Thank you for sharing your lovely recipe(s) with us.
You’re welcome, Grammasue. That’s adorable that your grandsons love it so much, although I think I’d take it over cupcakes, too!