Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Welcome to the world of creamy indulgence – the Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe! In this article, we’ll explore the tantalizing combination of elbow macaroni, Velveeta, and a symphony of flavors that elevate this classic dish. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a kitchen novice, join us on this culinary journey to create the perfect mac and cheese.



Ingredients Quantity
Elbow macaroni 1lb
Velveeta 1lb
Milk (divided) 1 cup
Melted butter 4 tbsp
Large eggs (beaten) 2
Garlic powder ½ tsp
Paprika ½ tsp
Shredded cheddar cheese 2 cups
Shredded monterey jack cheese 2 cups
Salt and pepper To taste
Seasoned panko crumbs For garnish


  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Set your oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cook the Macaroni:
    • Boil the elbow macaroni until it’s firm but tender (al dente). Drain and set aside.
  3. Prepare the Cheese Sauce:
    • In a saucepan over medium heat, melt Velveeta in ½ cup of milk until smooth.
  4. Combine Macaroni and Cheese Sauce:
    • Pour the cheese sauce over the cooked macaroni. Stir well to combine.
  5. Mix the Egg and Cheese Mixture:
    • In a separate bowl, mix beaten eggs, melted butter, garlic powder, paprika, salt, pepper, and a cup each of shredded cheddar and monterey jack cheeses.
  6. Combine Mixtures:
    • Add the egg and cheese mixture to the macaroni. Stir until everything is well combined.
  7. Transfer to Baking Dish:
    • Pour the macaroni mixture into a greased 9×13 baking dish.
  8. Top with Cheeses and Breadcrumbs:
    • Sprinkle the remaining shredded cheeses on top. Add seasoned panko bread crumbs for a crispy finish.
  9. Bake:
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until golden and bubbly.
  10. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Let it cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy your delicious, creamy baked macaroni and cheese!

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