Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

I had gotten a recipe on here that I had been using for years now but I've tweeked it to make it my own. My family and friends love it and thought I would share. It's the simple touches that make it all the better! Super easy and supper creamy!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup butter (or margarine will work fine)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 16 ounces half-and-half (or you can use milk)
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 13 cup fancy shredded Italian cheese blend (Or you can use just shredded Parmesan)
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a medium sauce pan, melt butter.
  2. Add in cream cheese.
  3. Pour in about 8oz (half the jug) of half and half, whisking as you do until mixture combines smoothly.
  4. Add in cheese, whisking uptil cheese has completely melted.
  5. Add garlic powder and salt and pepper.
  6. If sauce is too thick, add more half and half til it comes to a nice creamy texture.
  7. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
Most Helpful

Very very good recipe! Easy and tasty.

SharonChen July 18, 2015

I've made this recipe so many times it has become a staple in our meal planning. I absolutely love how quickly this comes together and the creamy consistency of this sauce. Thanks!

alma.sove March 03, 2013

Good & easy alfredo! My husband loved it (which surprised me)!

2cooks2003 May 31, 2011