Baked Mac & Cheese

Baked Mac & Cheese

This classic macaroni and cheese variation includes a little spicy kick.

Dan Hauk


  1. 16 Ounces Macaroni
  2. 2 Cups Milk
  3. 2 Tablespoons Butter
  4. 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  5. 1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper
  6. 1/2 Teaspoon Red Pepper , crushed
  7. 3 Cups Cheddar Cheese , shredded
  8. Breadcrumbs


30 mins
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    Cook macaroni according to package directions. Preheat oven to 400F.

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    Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat.

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    Gradually whisk in milk and cook, whisking constantly 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

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    Stir in salt, black pepper, red pepper, 2 cups shredded cheese, and cooked pasta. Mix thoroughly.

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    Spoon mixture into lightly greased 2-quart baking dish and top with remaining 1 cup cheese and breadcrumbs.

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    Bake at 400F for 30 minutes.

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    Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.

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