Classic Cheese

Cheese Lovers' Mac & Cheese

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 45 min  |  Servings: 12  |  Calories: 651

Cheese Lovers' Mac & Cheese
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
45 min

  • 1 lb. elbow macaroni
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 cups (16 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese - Traditional Cut
  • 4 cups (16 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese - Traditional Cut, divided
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Mozzarella - Traditional Cut, divided
  • 8 oz. Sargento® Sliced Muenster Cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (optional)
  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour; cook and stir 1 minute. Add milk and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; simmer 2 minutes or until sauce thickens. Stir in 3 cups Sharp Cheddar Cheese and all of the Mild Cheddar Cheese until melted. Stir in cooked macaroni.
  2. Spread 4 cups macaroni mixture into two 8 or 9-inch baking dishes or pans. Layer 1 cup Mozzarella and half of Muenster cheese slices over macaroni. Repeat layering with 4 cups macaroni mixture, remaining 1 cup Mozzarella and Muenster cheese slices. Spread remaining macaroni mixture over cheese; top with remaining 1 cup sharp Cheddar cheese. Top with breadcrumbs if desired.
  3. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 40 to 45 minutes or until bubbly.

Serving Size


*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 40.70g 62%
Sat. Fat 25.30g 120%
Mono Unsat. Fat 10.50g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.10g
Cholesterol 129mg 42%
Sodium 1277mg 52%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 35g
Vitamin A 66RE
Vitamin C 4mg 8%
Calcium 1022mg 99%
Iron 1mg 6%
1 Review


Cheese lovers Mac and cheese, was doubtful when saw recipe, cautious in making it because of he amount of cheese. This recipe was fantastic, defiantly a keeper.


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