Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Cheesy Crumb Topping Recipe
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
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You'll love this delicious baked macaroni and cheese with a flavorful crumb topping and a delicious blend of cheeses.
  • 1 16oz. package macaroni noodles
  • 10 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1½ cups cheddar cheese (I used 1 cup medium ½ cup sharp), shredded
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon feta cheese
  • 1 4.5oz. box John Wm. Macy's CheeseSticks, crushed
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook the noodles according to package instructions, pulling them out just a minute or two before the timer goes off. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, melt 8 tablespoons of butter over medium heat.
  4. Whisk in the milk and cream cheese until melted and smooth, then mix in the salt, pepper, paprika, and turmeric.
  5. Gradually stir in the shredded cheddar and mozzarella cheese until the mixture is melted and smooth, then whisk in the feta and parmesan until combined and smooth.
  6. Fold in the macaroni noodles until evenly coated, then transfer the mixture into a casserole dish.
  7. Coat the crushed CheeseSticks with 2 tablespoons melted butter and sprinkle evenly over the top of the macaroni and cheese.
  8. Bake 10-20 minutes until the topping is crisp and golden.
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