Mac and Cheese is the comfort food of gods, alright? We should just all agree on that. It’s the perfect thing to have when it’s cold outside, you can’t really be bothered to cook something elaborate, you don’t really want takeout either, you just want a perfect bowl of mac and cheese. It’s comforting, it’s warming, it brings back memories of childhood, it’s pretty darn delicious too. But what makes a perfect mac’n’cheese? We don’t think there is just one recipe to slay them all. Everyone has their own little twist to it. Some people like it creamy, others like a bit of crunch. Some of us like it to be done with 3 different cheese types and added ingredients, while others scoff at anything that’s not the classic box of mac’n’cheese that comes with that orange powder. We’re pretty sure that there’s thousands of ways you can make mac’n’cheese, but we tried to pick 8 that we think are the best of their kind.
1. The Creamiest Mac And Cheese
If you like your mac and cheese to be extra creamy and soft and basically melting in your mouth – this recipe is what you’ve been looking for. This recipe includes a special sauce you can make that will elevate this simple dish to a completely new level. It might take a little bit of work, but it’s the cheesiest, creamiest mac and cheese ever.
2. Spinach And Artichoke Mac And Cheese
If you like your mac and cheese to be light and with some green veggies in it – try this spinach and artichoke recipe. It’s not as heavy and calorie dense as a classic mac and cheese, but it’s still just as yummy and satisfying.
3. Baked Mac And Cheese
For some people baking mac and cheese seems like an unnecessary step that’s way too much work. But for those who grew up having baked mac and cheese it’s an essential part of making this dish taste amazing. Those golden crunchy breadcrumbs on top make all the difference in the world.
4. Bacon-Jalapeno Mac And Cheese
This is a great recipe who likes comfort foods that are spicy. The jalapeno definitely adds a kick to this dish and the bacon, well, who doesn’t like bacon, am I right? It’s a great combo and once you’ll try it you’ll be hooked.
5. Million Dollar Mac And Cheese Casserole
There’s a reason this is called the million dollar mac and cheese. It really is that good. So if you’re a fan of rich, hearty, cheesy pasta casseroles you basically just won the jackpot. Once you try this recipe – there’s no going back.
6. Caprese Mac And Cheese
We know that from the first glance this doesn’t look like a traditional mac and cheese. And let’s be honest, it’s not. It’s so much more than that, and we’ll even go out on a limb and say it’s so much better than anything you’ve tried before.
7. White Truffle Mac And Cheese
It sounds fancy, which makes it a perfect thing to serve to friends and guests, but the secret is that it’s actually super easy to make. It only takes about 30 minutes on a stovetop. It’s a very interesting variation on the traditional mac and cheese, with much richer flavors.
8. Perfect Vegan Mac And Cheese
Who said vegans can’t enjoy mac and cheese? Just because you don’t eat dairy, doesn’t mean you can’t whip up a perfect vegan mac and cheese. This one is so perfect that your non-vegan friends will never be able to tell there’s no real cheese in it.