Everyone needs a homemade mac and cheese recipe that is perfect for a good meal. This is ours. It’s easy to make, tastes great, and makes super creamy macaroni and cheese. Skip to Easy Super Creamy Mac and Cheese Recipe Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
Ingredients of Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
- 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
- 1/2 cup butter, cubed
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 to 2 cups 2% milk
- 1 cup sour cream
- 8 ounces cubed Velveeta
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
How to make the creamiest macaroni and cheese
All you see are her six ingredients (plus salt and pepper). You can even make it in 30 minutes or less (probably less!). Love it both ways.
Baked mac and cheese. It’s an almost universal home-cooked dish, and there are many variations! There are so many mac and cheese recipes out there and most people already have a favorite way to make them, so I rarely posted this one.
Baked Mac and Cheese Cooking Tips
Cook the pasta – Cook the pasta less than you normally would. I like to boil my noodles for 4 to 5 minutes. The noodles will continue to cook in the oven, so you don’t want them to get mushy.
Use room temperature liquids – preferably… cold liquids generally take longer to thicken than warm liquids. I usually turn off the milk and half until the pasta water boils.
Cheese – use your favorite! Our personal favorites are the cheddar and gruyere used in this recipe, but the cheese selection here is very creative: mozzarella, gouda, smoked gouda, swiss, Monterey jack, Colby jack, Colby.
Below the recipe, you’ll find lots of reader comments talking about the cheeses used! Shred it yourself – it’s a hassle and using shredded cheese in a bag is so tempting. However, these cheese bags contain a starchy substance that prevents the cheese from clumping. increase.