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Skillet Mac and Cheese

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Skillet Mac and Cheese

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  • 2 cups dry elbow macaroni
  • 1/4 th cup butter
  • 1/4 th cup flour
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2/3 cup whole milk (warmed)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 and 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 7 slices cheddar cheese


  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cook macaroni according to package instructions, make sure to leave it slightly al dente.
  • In a 12-inch cast iron skillet. Add 1/4 cup butter. Once melted, whisk in the flour. Cook 1 minute whisking, until it is bubbly.
  • Slowly stir in the cream and milk. Whisk until it thickens. Add salt, pepper, ground mustard, garlic powder and paprika. Stir just until combined.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in the shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese.
  • Stir cooked pasta into the sauce.
  • Remove half of the macaroni.
  • Add cheese slices.
  • Pour the mac and cheese back on top and spread.
  • In a small bowl, stir melted butter and bread crumbs. Spread the mixture on top of the mac and cheese.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until top is golden and bubbly!


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