RITZ®-y Macaroni & Cheese

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

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Ingredient list

  • ¼ 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)

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Recipe Tips


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.