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Creamy Garlic and Herb Mac N’ Cheese

This recipe is one that I can confidently say that you will thank me for after! This Creamy Garlic and Herb Mac N’ Cheese is legit one of my all  time favorite dishes to make. I almost always take it as a side dish if we are invited to a get together or BBQ!

The flavors are like no other Mac N Cheese you’ve had! And you can even make it a little spicy by increasing the cayenne pepper if you’d like!

Creamy Garlic and Herb Mac N' Cheese - this Mac N' Cheese is hands down the best flavored Mac N' Cheese I've ever had! | www.overthebigmoon.com!

I am not even lying when I say that I eat the leftovers for breakfast, lunch and dinner until they’re gone. I can’t even help it! I have no power against it!

Creamy Garlic and Herb Mac N' Cheese - this Mac N' Cheese is hands down the best flavored Mac N' Cheese I've ever had! | www.overthebigmoon.com!

Creamy Garlic and Herb Mac N' Cheese - this Mac N' Cheese is hands down the best flavored Mac N' Cheese I've ever had! | www.overthebigmoon.com!

If you’re making it for only adults, I like to add a little bit more Cayenne pepper to give it a little kick!

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CREAMY GARLIC AND HERB MAC N’ CHEESE

Creamy Garlic and Herb Mac N' Cheese
Serves 8
This recipe takes Mac N' Cheese and makes it adult worthy!
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Prep Time
25 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
25 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
45 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 and 1/2 cups Ritz Crackers, crushed
  2. 2 cups grated Cheddar Jack
  3. 6 tablespoons unsalted Butter, melted (for crust)
  4. 5 cups cooked Elbow Macaroni (about 8 ounces uncooked)
  5. 1 container (6oz) Laughing Cow Swiss Garlic and Herb Cheese
  6. 2 tablespoons Unsalted Butter, cold
  7. 2 Large Eggs
  8. 1/2 cup Milk
  9. 1/4 cup Sour Cream
  10. 1/2 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  11. 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  12. 3 strips of Cooked Bacon, chopped (optional)
  13. 1/2 cup grated Cheddar Jack (for the top)
Instructions
  1. Preheating your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9x13 pan (I prefer glass).
  3. Either by hand or using a food processor crush 1 1/2 cups (approx 1 1/2 – 2 sleeves) of Ritz Crackers. I generally just put them in a large ziplock bag and use my rolling pin to crush them.
  4. Boil the noodles in a large pot on your stove top until al dente.
  5. While the noodles are cooking, combine the crushed Ritz crackers, 1 cup of the shredded Cheddar Jack Cheese, and the melted butter in a large bowl. Mix well until everything is combined and the entire mixture is wet.
  6. Press the mixture firmly down into the bottom of the greased pan.
  7. In a new bowl, combine the freshly cooked (still hot) macaroni noodles with 1/2 cup of the shredded Cheddar Jack, the Swiss garlic and herb cheese, and the butter. Mix everything together!
  8. In a third bowl smaller bowl, combine the eggs, milk, sour cream, cayenne pepper and salt. Mix with a whisk! Add the egg mixture to the cooked macaroni mixture, mixing everything until all the ingredients are melted!
  9. Dump the bowl of noodles & cheese mixture into the pan and spread it out.
  10. Top with cooked bacon if you want.
  11. Bake the mac n' cheese for approx 15-20 minutes in the oven, until everything is heated through and the cheese is melted.
Notes
  1. Enjoy!
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