Introduction: Creamy Mac N Cheese

About: Hey y'all! My name is Lydia and I want to share my passion for cooking/baking with everyone!

Have you ever met a person who doesn't like Mac 'N' Cheese? I know that I haven't! Mac 'N' Cheese is one of those comfort foods that always satisfies. It leaves you wanting more, the creamy cheese aways takes it over the top! Also cooking the pasta perfectly helps with the texture and its super easy to make! I want to show you how you can make this classic creamy Mac N Cheese at home with your favorite type of cheese and I know that it would please anyone you're serving it to! If you want to make this Mac N Cheese, follow the step by step instructable or watch the video tutorial here:

Step 1: Ingredients and Tools


  • 4 Cups dry Pasta
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 3 Tablespoons all-purpose Flour
  • 1 ½ Cup Whole Milk
  • ½ Cup Heavy Cream
  • ½ Tablespoon Paprika
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 2 Cups Colby Jack Cheese (shredded)


Step 2: Boil Water

Bring a pot of water to a boil. Once the water is at a boil, add a generously amount of salt to the water.

Step 3: Cook Pasta

Add the pasta to boiling water. Cook pasta until al dente (about 7-8 minutes) or according to package instructions (while it's cooking you can start on the next steps, but keep an eye on it).

Step 4: Work on Sauce

In a different pot, melt the butter. Add the flour and stir the butter and flour over medium heat until the mixture is lightly browned.

Step 5: Add Milk and Season

Add the milk and heavy cream then whisk to remove any lumps. Add the paprika, salt and pepper to your taste, whisk everything together.

Step 6: Cook Sauce

Cook over medium-high heat until the sauce thickens and starts to bubble (about 6 minutes).

Step 7: Add Cheese!

Stir in the cheese and whisk until smooth and melted. Turn off the heat.

Step 8: Add Pasta!

The fun part! When the pasta is al dente, drain it and add to the sauce. Stir the pasta into the sauce.

Step 9: Enjoy!

Enjoy your creamy goodness!

Step 10: Video Tutorial

If you want to see the video tutorial, you can watch it here!