One-Pan Mac & Cheese Bake

8  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 30 min total
  • Makes 8 servings.

Baked in the oven with a crispy cracker topping, it's every kid's favourite dish made easier.
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One-Pan Mac & Cheese Bake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg. (225 g each) macaroni and cheese
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, cut up
  • 1 cup shredded double-cheddar cheese
  • 24 Ritz Crackers, crushed (about 1 cup crumbs)

Instructions

  • Preheat  oven to 400°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Place Macaroni in prepared dish. Stir in boiling water; cover with foil.
  • Bake  15 min., stirring after 7 min.
  • Stir  in Cheese Sauce Mix, milk and butter. Sprinkle with cheese and crushed crackers. Bake, uncovered, an additional 5 min. or until cheese is melted and crackers begin to brown.

Recipe Tips

SubstituteFor a triple cheese bake, substitute RITZ Cheese Crackers for RITZ Crackers.

Fun IdeaMake it festive by cutting green pepper into triangle-shapes for "trees" and red pepper into short strips for "trunks."

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Nutrition Information

Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 429 
  • Total fat 21.5 g
  • Saturated fat 11.7 g
  • Cholesterol 59 mg
  • Sodium 959 mg
  • Carbohydrate 46.6 g
  • Dietary fibre 0.9 g
  • Protein 13.1 g
  • Vitamin A 16 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 19 %DV
  • Iron 24 %DV

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