How To Make Cheese and Macaroni


 Cheese and macaroni is a classic dish that combines boiled macaroni pasta with a cheese sauce. The sauce is usually made by melting cheese with milk, butter, and flour, and then seasoning it with salt and pepper. The pasta is then mixed with the sauce to create a creamy, delicious dish that can be served as a main course or as a side dish. It is a popular comfort food in many countries and can be easily customized with ingredients like ham, bacon, or vegetables.

How To Make Cheese and Macaroni

Baking Mac and Cheese

Baked mac and cheese is a classic comfort food dish made by combining boiled macaroni pasta with a creamy cheese sauce, then baking it in the oven until the top is golden and crispy.

Making the breadcrumbs topping

The breadcrumb topping for baked mac and cheese is usually made by combining breadcrumbs with melted butter and/or grated cheese. 

The breadcrumb topping adds a crunchy texture and extra flavor to your baked mac and cheese. You can also add herbs or spices to the breadcrumb mixture, such as thyme, basil, or paprika, to customize the flavor to your liking.


  • 1 lb macaroni pasta
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Optional: bread crumbs and additional grated cheese for topping

How To Make Cheese and Macaroni


Cook the macaroni according to the package instructions in a large pot of salted water. Drain and set aside.

In a separate saucepan, melt the adulation over medium heat. Add the flour and whisk until smooth. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.

Gradually add the milk, whisking continuously, until the mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Remove from heat.

Add the grated cheese, salt, and pepper to the saucepan and stir until the cheese has melted and the sauce is smooth.

Add the cooked macaroni to the saucepan and stir to combine.

Optional: Transfer the mixture to a baking dish, top with breadcrumbs and additional grated cheese, and bake in a preheated oven at 350°F until the top is golden and crispy about 20-25 minutes.

Enjoy your delicious cheese and macaroni!

How To Make Cheese and Macaroni