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Creamy Mac & Cheese :: A Little Help for the Holidays from Kraft

This post is sponsored by Kraft.

Are you guys ready for a whole lotta recipe posts?? I’ve been cooking and baking up a storm and I have a bunch of recipes to share with all of you!

Creamy Mac & Cheese

I don’t know about you, but I think these cold and snowy winter days scream for comfort food. And one of my all time favorite comfort foods is mac and cheese. When I was a kid, it was from that wonderful blue Kraft box. Now that I’m all grown up (…mostly. I may or may not still giggle at certain words and noises…) I love to make homemade mac and cheese. But I still love to get a little help from Kraft to really make this creamy mac & cheese pop!

Creamy Mac & Cheese

My wonderful mother-in-law gave me this recipe after we scarfed down an entire 9×13 of it. Seriously though… it is my all time favorite mac & cheese recipe.

Creamy Mac & Cheese :: A Little Help for the Holidays from Kraft
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
  • 2 cups uncooked pasta (slightly more if you have a large pasta shape)
  • ¼ cup butter; cubed
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • 1½ cups milk
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup (8 oz) sour cream
  • ½ lb processed cheese block; cubed
  • ⅓ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • ½ tsp ground mustard
  • 2 cups (8 oz) Kraft shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Stir in flour with a whisk until smooth. Allow to cook for 1 minute. Add in the milk and chicken broth. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until thick and bubbly.
  4. Reduce heat to medium. Add in sour cream, processed cheese block, parmesan, mustard, and pepper, stirring until smooth.
  5. Drain pasta. Toss pasta with shredded cheddar cheese. Transfer to a 13x9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Add cheese sauce and mix well.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-40 minutes or until bubbly and starting to golden.

Creamy Mac & Cheese

Honestly, I’m a big fan of Kraft brand. I love just about all of their products. And right now, they are offering up to $20 in savings on participating Kraft products, only at Target. I know I’ll be stocking up for some more holiday cooking.

From shopping for gifts to planning family dinners, it’s hard to keep up with all your holiday to-do’s. This year, Kraft is helping out with great weeknight meals and entertaining ideas to make the season a little bit easier. Plus, Kraft is offering up to $20 in coupons, redeemable exclusively at Target, to make food shopping easier and to help you have a happy holiday season.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Kraft. The opinions and text are all mine.