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🧀 White Cheddar Mac and Cheese Recipe

Indulge in our mouthwatering white cheddar mac and cheese recipe. Made with shredded white cheddar cheese, elbow macaroni, and a creamy sauce, this dish is a cheesy delight!

White Cheddar Mac and Cheese

You will need:

  • elbow macaroni8 oz elbow macaroni
  • shredded white cheddar cheese2 cups shredded white cheddar cheese
  • whole milk2 cups whole milk
  • unsalted butter2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • all-purpose flour2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • salt1/2 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • bread crumbs1/2 cup bread crumbs


  1. Start by preheating your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Boil the macaroni according to the package instructions until it is al dente. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
  4. Stir in the flour, salt, and pepper until smooth.
  5. Gradually whisk in the milk, and bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in the shredded white cheddar cheese until melted.
  7. Add the drained macaroni to the cheese sauce and stir to coat.
  8. Transfer the macaroni and cheese to a greased baking dish.
  9. Sprinkle the bread crumbs evenly over the top.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the top is golden and the cheese is bubbly.


For an extra flavor boost, you can add a pinch of nutmeg or paprika to the cheese sauce. You can also mix in cooked bacon or ham for a non-vegetarian version.

Experience the rich, creamy, and undeniably delectable world of cheese with our White Cheddar Mac and Cheese recipe. This dish is a testament to the simple, yet profound, pleasure that cheese can bring to our dining tables. It's not just a recipe, it's a journey into the heart of comfort food at its finest.

Our recipe uses white cheddar, a cheese celebrated for its sharp, intense flavor that beautifully complements the mildness of the elbow macaroni. But why stop at just one type of cheese? The beauty of mac and cheese lies in its versatility. For those who crave an extra layer of complexity, consider adding a sprinkle of Tillamook cheese or perhaps a handful of Colby. For an in-depth comparison of these two American classics, check out our article on White Cheddar vs Colby Cheese.

But the magic doesn't end there. The final touch of breadcrumbs adds a delightful crunch, contrasting beautifully with the creamy cheese sauce. And if you're feeling adventurous, why not add a pinch of nutmeg or paprika for an extra flavor boost? Or perhaps some cooked bacon or ham for a non-vegetarian version? The possibilities are endless, and the choice is yours.

Once your masterpiece is ready, serve it on a cream cheese board for an added touch of sophistication. And if you're left with leftovers, don't worry. We've got you covered with tips on how to preserve the creamy goodness while reheating your mac and cheese.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your apron, roll up your sleeves, and let's dive into the delicious world of cheese. Happy cooking!