5 Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

Decadent! Everyone raves about this dish. So cheesey and full of flavor. Good southern comfort food. Wonderful with pork chops or fried chicken. Originally I got the base of this recipe from Nell Carter on some TV show. I had to spice it up a bit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook 2 cups macaroni noodles in salted boiling water for only about 6 minutes > do not over cook as they will continue to cook in the oven.
  2. While noodles are cooking: mix eggs, milk, cream cheese, melted butter and spices together in large mixing bowl.
  3. Drain noodles.
  4. Add noodles and all the shredded cheese to egg mixture.
  5. Pour into a greased 9x13 baking pan.
  6. Bake in a 325 degree oven for 45 minutes.


Most Helpful

Sinfully delicious and cheesey! Even though it contains eggs, it's much creamier than other "custard-style" mac & cheese recipes. Lots of flavor, too. I used fresh minced onions rather than powder, otherwise made this as written. This recipe is a keeper! Thanx so much for posting this!

*Parsley* October 29, 2006

Wonderful recipe and Kate Plate is correct; it is completely flexible as far as type of cheeses and adjustment... I substituted goat cheese for swiss and did one additional cup of cheddar instead of the Muenster. Also, an AWESOME addition: I heated three tablespoons of butter in a pan, and added 3/4 cup breadcrumbs along with 1/2 cup finely chopped onion, and four minced garlic gloves until all were nicely browned. I sprinkled the crumb combo over the mac 'n cheese before baking. The nice crunch and garlic made a good recipe great. After it was prepared and on the table, I drizzled a little bit of truffle oil over it - WOW. DELISH... Heads up; I made this for my boyfriend and myself and it was WAY more than enough - really does fill a 9 x 13. With a side, this could probably feed four with everyone having seconds. Keeping this one!

3ToeKnee September 03, 2012

Oh yes! I prefer the custard style Mac and Cheese. This really hit the spot. All I had was hot pepper monteray jack so I used this in place of the munster. I use swiss and extra sharp cheddar alone with a bag of mixed melting cheese. This was very good. I had it for the main dish instead of a side. Too good to just be a side.

Scotty & Callie's Mom September 03, 2010

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