Spicy Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe by Candy C

Courtesy of Food Network's Sunny Anderson. Posted here for my own use. Easy since you don't have to make a white sauce.

Top Review by chichima

This is a must at least twice a month in my house. My son & husband will not eat it any other way (if prepared by me).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large bowl, toss together pasta with pepper jack cheese and half the cheddar cheese and pour into greased 2 quart baking dish.
  2. In same bowl, mix together the flour, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, dry mustard, nutmeg, sour cream, egg, cream and half-and-half.
  3. Pour mixture over the pasta/cheese mixture and top with remaining cheddar cheese.
  4. Bake uncovered until top is just beginning to brown, about 35 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in a skillet over medium heat, melt butter and add bread cubes and toast until golden.
  6. Spread bread cubes on top of macaroni and cheese and continue baking until golden brown, about 10 minutes, more.

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