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30 Minute Homemade Mac & Cheese

An easy alternative to boxed mac & cheese.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 2 cups macaroni
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 slices cheese
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated in the can
  • 1 teaspoon flour


  • Boil the macaroni according to package directions, drain, set aside in a large bowl.
  • While the macaroni is cooking, rip the cheese into smaller pieces in a pot with milk.
  • Heat on medium low until melted, stirring regularly.
  • Stir in flour and cook another minute.
  • Pour cheese sauce over macaroni and mix until coated.
  • Serve immediately garnished with salt, pepper and parmesan cheese.


For the 8 slices of cheese I use American cheese from the Walmart deli. They slice it there. Otherwise use a cheese like Kraft American Singles.