Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Crazy Cooking Challenge: Macaroni and Cheese

Last month I was invited to participate in a
Blog Cooking Challenge. Where all invited would
go and visit a fellow blogger and make their
Macaroni and Cheese recipe.
You can see ALL the recipes by visiting HERE
 I am so thrilled to bring to your attention
 the wonderful blog of : Butter and Oven Mitt's
I can tell y'all I have found THE ONE RECIPE
for homemade Macaroni and Cheese that you 
I am telling you..I have made quite a few recipes
for Macaroni and Cheese. Well not any more!
THIS IS THE ONE FOR ME! (and my family)
*do yourself a favor and give it a try*
Three Cheese Macaroni W/Bacon
Three Cheese and Macaroni w/Bacon
16-17.5 oz. Cooked Macaroni Pasta
1/2 C. Butter
3 TBSP. Flour
1 3/4 C. Milk
1/4 C. Heavy Cream
4 oz. Cream Cheese-softened
1 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Pepper
1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
1/4 tsp. Onion Powder
2 C. Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1 C. Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
2.5 oz. pkg. of Real Bacon Pieces

Start by boiling the water and cooking the pasta.
While that is cooking you can start on the cheeses sauce.
In a sauce pan mix butter, flour cooking for 1 minute.
Then add in the milk, cream and seasoning. Whisk until smooth.
Add in the cream cheese and stir until melted.
The mixture will start to thicken.
Stir in the remaining shredded cheese,
continue to stir until melted and blended.
Drain pasta transfer to a large bowl and pour cheese sauce
over pasta. Finally sprinkle bacon pieces in and mix.
*I only adapted this recipe a little, by only adding in
1/2 of the bacon called for. Also adding 1 tsp. Jalapeno juice.*

Love, Comfort and Food,


Debbi Does Dinner Healthy said...

Bacon makes everything better!!

Laurie Alves said...

Sounds heavenly!! Gotta try it!

Trish - Sweetology101 said...

ok YUMMY!!! sounds like fun to do this..wish I had more time to do fun blogging things like this!! Cool!

Heather Lynne said...

This post is making me hungry! They all look delicious!

Lisa~~ said...

I bet that the bacon and cream cheese really make this dish rock.

My Crazy Cooking Challenge entry: Velvety Mac & Cheese.

Cook Lisa Cook

Erin @ EKat's Kitchen said...

I second Debbi! Not that Mac n Cheese is EVER in need of improvement... but bacon is yummy.

Lyuba @ Will Cook For Smiles said...

This mac n cheese sounds great!! Thanks for the recipe, love it!
Come see mine at http://www.willcookforsmiles.com/2011/09/crazy-cooking-challange-mac-n-cheese.html

Carolina HeartStrings said...

Wow. They all look so terrific. Not sure which one to try first!

BigBearswife said...

love bacon with mac and cheese!

Stopping by from the MACARONI & CHEESE Linky Party through Moms Crazy Cooking

Melissa said...

This looks delicious!


I've gotta try bacon in my mac & cheese.

Thanks for joining us for the first month of CCC, stop by and check out my Mac & Cheese Bites!

Concetta said...

Delicious choice!! I will be making this recipe - as a matter of fact I wish I had a big bowl right now!

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