Home-Baked Macaroni & Cheese

Just a pinch of red pepper in a dish can make your tongue sing…and it's the secret ingredient that makes this ooey-gooey mac and cheese so memorable.

Let's whip it up

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Ingredient list

  • 1 pkg. (14 oz.) macaroni and cheese dinner
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 6 RITZ Crackers, crushed (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted

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Recipe Tips


Heat oven to 375°F.


Prepare Dinner as directed on package. Stir in 1/2 cup shredded cheese, sour cream and pepper; spoon into greased 1-1/2-qt. casserole. Top with remaining shredded cheese.


Mix cracker crumbs and butter; sprinkle over ingredients in casserole.


Bake 20 min. or until heated through.