Baked Mac N Cheese With Potato Chip Topping

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

OH MY GOD this is by far the best recipe for mac n cheese I've ever gotten and the best part is NO processed cheese product!! It is well worth the effort put into it. It may seem a little difficult, but if a clod like myself can do it, trust me, so can you!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large pot of boiling salted water cook the pasta to al dente.
  3. While the pasta cooks, in a separate pot, melt the butter.
  4. Whisk in the flour and mustard and keep it moving for about 5 minute Make sure it is free of lumps.
  5. Stir in milk, onion, bay leaf and paprika. Simmer for 10 minute and remove bay leaf.
  6. Temper in the egg.
  7. Stir in 3/4 of the cheese.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Fold the macaroni into the mix and pour into a 2 quart baking dish.
  10. Top with remaining cheese and potato chips.
  11. Bake 30 minute Let stand for 5 minutes before serving, then bask in the compliments during dinner!
Most Helpful

Awesome recipe! I added pieces of turkey bacon & it was perfect! Thank you!!

1013172 August 09, 2012

This review is from my son. I prepared this and left heating instructions for my son. It was just him and my husband for dinner and this mac and cheese is all gone! They enjoyed this with some parmesan chicken strips and a salad. They loved this dinner!

susie cooks December 03, 2008