Old-Fashioned Baked Mac & Cheese

Even the name oozes warmth and goodness. But this new-fashioned version puts a spin on the traditional with tasty extras such as tomatoes and crushed crackers.

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Ingredient list

  • 1 pkg. (7-1/4 oz.) macaroni and cheese dinner
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained
  • ¼ cup Italian dressing
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 20 RITZ Crackers, crushed (about 1 cup)

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Recipe Tips


Heat oven to 375°F.


Add Macaroni to large saucepan of boiling water; cook 6 min. or until tender. Drain. Stir in milk and Cheese Sauce Mix.


Pour into greased 8-inch square baking dish. Mix tomatoes and dressing. Top macaroni mixture with tomato mixture. Drizzle butter over cracker crumbs; toss with fork. Sprinkle over tomatoes.


Bake 15 min. or until heated through and crumbs are golden.