10 Mouthwatering Mac & Cheese Recipes

What's not to love about mac and cheese? Whether you fancy a classic recipe with your favorite blend of cheeses or a creative twist, there's no limits as to what you can add to your mac and cheese.

With today being National Mac and Cheese Day, I only found it fitting to round up 10 of my favorite recipes from Celebrations (along with a few special ones from the web) to celebrate the holiday.

Scroll through the gallery and comment below on your favorite recipe!


  • Crunchy Creamy Mac and Cheese

    Mac and cheese cannot get any better than this. Stuff your favorite shaped pasta with cheese. Cover in breadcrumbs and fry up for a crunchy version of your favorite side dish on a stick. 

  • Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

    You can't go wrong with this spicy version full of buffalo chicken, bacon and massive amount of cheese. 

  • Avocado Mac and Cheese

    Add lime juice, cilantro and avocado to this dish for an added healthy kick to your pasta. You won't be disappointed by the balance of flavors. 

    Image & recipe via Eats Well with Others

  • Low-Fat Chicken & Tomato Mac and Cheese

    If you're looking for a low cal version, try this recipe with whole wheat pasta, chicken and greek yogurt. 

  • Cheez-It Mac and Cheese

    Cheez-Its may be my all time favorite snack for the beach, so when I saw this recipe with a healthy addition of my go-to munch, I had to share it. Why haven't I tried this before...

    Image & recipe via That's so Michelle

  • 4 Cheese Mac and Cheese

    If you're into mac and cheese just for the pure joy of eating carbs upon cheese upon carbs, you might love this perfect blend of Gouda, Cheddar, Provolone and Mozzarella.

  • Jalapeno Mac and Cheese

    This spicy jalapeno and serrano chile recipe will knock your socks off in more ways than one. Try this recipe out for an extra kick. 

    Image and recipe via Around the Table

  • Creamy Ranch Chicken and Bacon Mac and Cheese

    If ranch is your thing, you're going to love this super creamy dish loaded with bacon and 7 different kinds of cheese!

  • Gnocchi Macaroni and Cheese

    On it's own, gnocchi is already a creamy, potato filled dish. Bake it along with a mix of Italian cheeses and you've got a warm, gooey casserole. 

    Image and recipe via Live, Love Pasta

  • Truffle Parmesan Mac n Cheese Muffins

    Truffle oil is one of my favorite additions to mac and cheese. Top it off with these little bites served up in individual muffin sized portions and you've got me hooked!

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