Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 35 mins

Macaroni and cheese has to be the quintessential comfort food. This recipe has lots of cheese and is very simple to make. Give yourself a week before you climb back on the scales!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
  2. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain well and return to cooking pot.
  3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt 8 tablespoons butter; stir into the macaroni.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the Muenster cheese, mild and sharp Cheddar cheeses, and Monterrey Jack cheese; mix well.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  6. Add the half and half, 1 1/2 cups of cheese mixture, cubed processed cheese food, and eggs to macaroni; mix together and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Transfer to a lightly greased deep 2 1/2 quart casserole dish.
  8. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup of cheese mixture and 1 tablespoon of butter.
  9. Bake in preheated oven for 35 minutes or until hot and bubbling around the edges; serve.