Copycat Kraft Mac and Cheese Recipe

This recipe for Mac and Cheese tastes just like the stuff from the Kraft box that you loved as a kid. Keep reading to learn how to make this awesome recipe.

Copycat Kraft Mac and Cheese Recipe

How To Make Copycat Kraft Mac and Cheese

Cook: 15 mins
Total: 15 mins


  • 1 lb elbow macaroni, cooked and cooled
  • cups milk
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • ¼ cup Monterey jack cheese, grated
  • ¼ cup mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated or powdered
  • ground white pepper, to taste

To Garnish:

  • ¼ tsp parsley, per serving
  • 1 tsp breadcrumbs, toasted, per serving


  1. In a deep or wide skillet over medium heat, melt the butter and add the flour. Roast briefly.

  2. Add the milk and whisk to combine. Simmer briefly to remove its starchy taste, roughly 5 to 7 minutes.

  3. Add all the cheeses and whisk until evenly incorporated.

  4. Toss the pasta into the sauce and mix until completely coated in sauce.

  5. Adjust seasoning to taste with pepper.

  6. Garnish with toasted breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese. Serve.


  • Sugar: 10g
  • :
  • Calcium: 583mg
  • Calories: 1079kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 124g
  • Cholesterol: 128mg
  • Fat: 47g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Potassium: 541mg
  • Protein: 39g
  • Saturated Fat: 28g
  • Sodium: 452mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 1404IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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