Creamy Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

This is an amazing Mac and Cheese recipe. We made it last night and loved it!! This is now my go to recipe and so quick to make!
  • 12 oz dry macaroni 
  • ¼ cup butter 
  • ¼ cup flour 
  • 1½ cups milk 
  • 1 cup light cream 
  • 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 
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 
  2. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and run under cold water. 
  3. Melt butter over medium heat in a large saucepan. Whisk in flour and let cook 2 minutes while stirring. Slowly whisk in cream, milk, mustard powder and onion powder. Cook over medium heat while stirring until thickened. 
  4.  Remove from heat and stir in parmesan cheese & 3 cups cheddar cheese until melted. Add soup if using. 
  5. Toss cheese sauce & macaroni noodles together. Pour into a greased 9x13 pan. Top with remaining cheese. 
  6. Bake 18-24 minutes or until bubbly. Do not over cook. Cool 10-15 minutes before serving.
RECIPES >>>  Creamy Macaroni and Cheese Casserole