Easy, Creamy Mac and Cheese
Recipe type: Macaroni and Cheese
Cuisine: Dinner
This version of Mac and Cheese is as easy as it gets, but still lets you feel like you are enjoying a bowl of slow comfort food.
  • 1 lb. pasta, cooked
  • 5 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ cup half and half
  • 1 8 oz brick of cream cheese, cut into chunks
  • 2 cups white cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tsp salt
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a large saucepan, heat butter on medium low heat
  2. Sprinkle in flour, and whisk for one minute
  3. Add in milk and half and half, whisking quickly to dissolve the flour
  4. Heat until slightly bubbling at the sides, but NOT boiling. Watch carefully
  5. Add in cream cheese and cheddar cheese and stir until melted
  6. Add in salt and pepper
  7. Add in cooked pasta and stir to coat
  8. Serve immediately
Recipe by Girl and Her Kitchen at http://www.girlandherkitchen.com/2017/11/easy-mac-cheese.html