Quick and easy to make this Creamy Macaroni & Cheese Casserole has one secret ingredient that makes it extra special. Find out!

Quick and easy to make this Creamy Macaroni & Cheese Casserole has one secret ingredient that makes it extra special. Find out!

This Creamy Macaroni and Cheese Casserole is a show stopper! Not only is this mac and cheese recipe easy to make it has a special ingredient making it extra delicious! This dish has so much velvety cheese in a quick homemade sauce and once you try it, this is going to be the only macaroni & cheese you make.

This is one of the best macaroni and cheese casseroles ever and always gets rave reviews!

It’s pretty quick to make from scratch and extra cheesy and delicious! Now, this recipe has a special ingredient too that makes it extra yummy (but it is optional). The addition of the cheddar soup makes the sauce a little extra velvety and just adds a little something. If you don’t happen to have it on hand (or just don’t want to use it), this recipe is still ridiculously great without.

Serves: 8 servings

Prep Time: 20 mins

Total Time: 45 mins

Ingredients

  • 12 oz dry macaroni
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1½ cups milk
  • 1 cup light cream (about 10-12% MF)
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 can condensed cream of cheddar soup (optional)
  • 4 cups sharp cheddar, divided
  • ½ cup fresh parmesan cheese

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