30 Minute Southern Mac and Cheese



Learn how to make the easiest and tastiest southern style mac and cheese with this simple recipe! Follow the instructions for making deliciously easy southern style mac and cheese now.


– 6 cups cooked elbow macaroni – 8 tablespoons unsalted butter – 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour – 2 cups half and half – 1 cup heavy cream – ½ teaspoon dry ground mustard – ½ teaspoon garlic powder – 1 teaspoon salt – 1 teaspoon ground black pepper – 4 cups shredded cheese + extra for topping

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. and set aside a 9x13 inch baking dish.

Step #1

Using a large pot, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the flour, stirring constantly until completely dissolved and thick.

Step #2

Slowly stir in the half and half and heavy cream. Cook for 2-3 minutes to thicken. Stir in the mustard, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

Step #3

Add the cheese, stirring the sauce to allow the cheese to completely melt. About 2 to 3 minutes.

Step #4

Add the cooked pasta and stir until fully covered in the cheese sauce. Pour into the prepared baking dish.

Step #5

Spread evenly, top with additional shredded cheese, and place in the oven to bake for 20 minutes, until golden and bubbly.

Step #6

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