11 Reviews

Excellent roux recipe by adding the broth. I did not have so I used a boullion cube and a cup of water. I aslo did not havecolby cheese. So I used extra sharp 6 oz, 1/2 parmesan cheese and 2 slices of american. Added pepper to roux. This is a great base for hiomemade mac & cheese. Thanks Mel T

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David Hawkins May 03, 2009

This is a good recipe for easy mac and cheese but it is nothing like Cracker Barrel's so my search continues.

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myrthfui September 18, 2008

I followed this recipe exactly... it was horrible. The flavor of the sauce is bland and floury ( i even added a little splash of paprika and ground mustard and pepper and couldn't ressurect this dish!)... Definetly not anything like the Cracker Barrel.

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sruhnau July 27, 2011

No one in my house liked this one. The sauce was bland and slightly grainy textured. I followed the recipe exactly. Perhaps I went wrong when adding the cream as I added the entire 1/2 cup and had no idea what the "desired consistency" was.

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nikidust November 12, 2009

I loved it...tho it didnt do much for putting it in the oven....I have made it a few times sience and as long as you eat it right after you make it you won't be disappointed. If it sets for too long the sauce gets a little chunky....but good tho!

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LeighzCookin October 02, 2009

Very good mac and cheese recipe. I didn't have colby so I used sharp cheddar. And I used 2% milk in place of the cream. Yummy!!

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BamaBelle30 April 16, 2007

Was damn close, as least as i remember. I used about a 1/3 velveeta. My family loved it and i will definitely do it again

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fish2441 September 07, 2006

An easy-to-fudge-on recipe! I substituted evaporated milk for the cream and other cheeses for the Colby. It seems there was too much flour in my roux, so I'll decrease that (or increase butter) next time. Otherwise, a great, keeper-of-a-recipe with a short baking time. Thanks!

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MagicWord April 06, 2006

WONDERFUL!! Very easy to make especially the 2nd time around. My 2 year old gobbles it up! I think it tastes even better the 2nd day when re-heated in the microwave so its perfect for a "make ahead" meal.

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Heather Reynolds in Virginia February 02, 2006

Oh Yeah - this was very good - nice and creamy - I loved it. I didn't even wait to bake it - just ate it right out of the pan after cooking it.

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Ginga November 18, 2005
Cracker Barrel Macaroni and Cheese