RITZ®-y Macaroni & Cheese

366  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 55 min total
  • Makes 6 servings, 1 cup each.

Homemade mac and cheese is flavored with a bit of mustard, topped with buttery cracker crumbs and baked for an irresistible family favorite.

RITZ®-y Macaroni & Cheese Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine or butter, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups elbow macaroni, cooked, drained
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 12 RITZ Crackers, crushed (about 1/2 cup crumbs)

Instructions

  • Preheat  oven to 400°F. Melt 2 Tbsp. of the margarine in large saucepan on medium heat. Add flour; stir until well blended. Gradually add milk, stirring until well blended. Bring to boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  • Add  cheese, macaroni and mustard; mix well. Pour into lightly greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with cracker crumbs. Melt remaining 2 Tbsp. margarine; drizzle over crumbs.
  • Bake  30 to 40 min. until top is browned and mixture is heated through.

Recipe Tips

Serving SuggestionServe with fresh fruit and a side salad.

SubstitutePrepare as directed, using grainy Dijon mustard.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 6 servings, 1 cup each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 420 
  • Total fat 24 g
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 40 mg
  • Sodium 470 mg
  • Carbohydrate 35 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 6 g
  • Protein 15 g
  • Vitamin A 20 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 35 %DV
  • Iron 10 %DV

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