Cheesy Bacon Mac & Cheese

Cheesy Bacon Mac & Cheese


  • 1 packet Bacon & Cheddar Cheesespread Mix
  • 1 lb. (16 oz.) elbow macaroni noodles
  • 6 Tbls. butter
  • 6 Tbls. flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 cups Colby Jack cheese, shredded & divided (reserve 2 cups)


    Preheat oven to 350. In a large pot, cook macaroni noodles according to package directions. Drain and set aside. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Whisk in flour for 2 to 3 minutes on medium heat. Add milk and cook until sauce thickens. Add heavy cream, 4 cups of cheddar cheese, 2 cups of Colby Jack cheese, and Bacon & Cheddar Cheesespread Mix. Cook until cheeses are fully melted, stirring often. Add cooked, drained macaroni to cheese mixture and mix thoroughly. Place macaroni mixture into a 13x9 inch baking dish and top with remaining 2 cups Colby Jack cheese. Place in the oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes until the cheese melts. Makes 9 to 12 servings.

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