7 New Takes On Macaroni And Cheese

With bacon, chipotle, even beer, one of these recipes might become your new go-to mac & cheese.

1) Broccoli Mac and Cheese with Bacon and Potato Nugget Topping

Broccoli Mac and Cheese with Bacon and Potato Nugget Topping

Photo by Barry

“It has SO much flavor both my husband and I loved it!” — AmberMichelle143

2) Sloppy Joe Mac and Cheese 

Sloppy Joe Mac and Cheese

Photo by mamasita

“I made this for 25 firefighters at our Santa run. It was very good, everyone loved it.” — Bubba paul

3) Macaroni and Cheese with Caramelized Onions and Bacon 

Macaroni and Cheese with Caramelized Onions and Bacon

Photo by acao

“We were in need of serious comfort food tonight and I remembered this recipe. This is the ultimate mac and cheese!” — abapplez

4) Creole Macaroni and Cheese

Creole Macaroni and Cheese

Photo by witchywoman

“This dish is wonderful. Great for company but you’d better make extra because there will be no leftovers.” — ALAMEDAKID

5) Mac and Cheese and Beer

“Yum! I am a mac and cheese fan, and this is a new twist! I doubled the cheese and bacon and didn’t use the full bottle of beer (Budweiser). I will definetely make this one again! :)” — johanna727

6) Chipotle Mac and Cheese

“Completely satisfied! Fairly easy to prepare, even with a 12 month old at my feet. Super tasty and has a nice kick!” — Harmony

7) Chili Macaroni Casserole

“My family loved this! I took the advice of another reviewer and crumbled the chips over each serving instead of during the baking process.” — SnifflesFL

Mac & Cheese Tips
“Sprinkle a layer of panko and parsley on the top of the pasta before baking for some added crunch and color.” — patchberrie

“Try using large shell pasta instead of macaroni, which hold more of the sauce in the pasta.” — Tara

“Use whole wheat elbow macaroni, to make it a bit healthier.” — RMS

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