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Dani’s Famous Homemade Mac and Cheese

Honed to perfection. Not too sticky, not too thick, not too grainy. Creamy, cheesy, and bursting with flavor. The perfect side dish for your next BBQ or toss in some sausages for an easy classic comfort food dinner.
Course *Easy Entertaining Dishes
Keyword famous mac n cheese, flavor, dinner, sides, lunch, homemade, BBQ, homemade recipe, kids, creamy, cheesy, Mac n cheese
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 1 dish
Author Dani Meyer


  • 1 lb shells
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 package of individual American cheese singles unwrapped chopped
  • 2 cups Italian mix 4 cheese blend
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • salt
  • pepper
  • cayenne pepper if desired
  • breadcrumbs


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
    2. Boil water. Cook pasta til al dente. Strain and return to pot.
    3. Add all remaining ingredients.
    4. Warm gently while stirring til combined.
    5. Pour into 9x12 pyrex or comparable dish.
    6. Top with breadcrumbs.
    7. Bake 30-45 minutes until bubbly.