Baked Macaroni and Brie

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Total Time
40mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
25 mins

This is an extravagant version of mac and cheese, but the indulgence is well worth it!

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 8 ounces macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 14 cup heavy cream
  • 7 ounces brie cheese, rind removed,and cut into chunks
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 cup crackers or 12 cup fresh breadcrumb
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Butter a medium casserole dish and set aside.
  3. Boil pasta until al dente.
  4. Drain.
  5. While pasta cooks, melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat.
  6. Sprinkle in flour and cook, stirring continuously for 2 minutes, to form a golden brown roux.
  7. Stir in milk and cream.
  8. Bring to a boil, stirring continuously, then reduce heat to low.
  9. Add cheese and continue to stir until melted and smooth.
  10. Salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Toss in drained pasta, combine very well, making sure the sauce soaks the pasta thoroughly.
  12. Pour into the prepared casserole dish.
  13. Stir together bread or cracker crumbs with 3 tablespoons melted butter.
  14. Sprinkle evenly over pasta.
  15. Bake for 15 minutes.