Kiddie Mac 'n' Cheese

This recipe is the classic macaroni and cheese version that has been a notable favorite with kids for centuries. Parents love this main dish because it can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.

Kiddie Mac 'n' Cheese
Servings: 8 Prep 5 mins Cook 12 mins


  • 1 box (16 ounces) small macaroni or shells
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 ounces sliced American cheese, cut up
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • pinch of salt

Make It

1. Heat large pot of lightly salted water to boiling. Add pasta and cook

2. 11 minutes, according to package directions. Drain.

3. Add milk to pasta pot and heat over medium heat. Sprinkle in American and Cheddar cheeses and the salt and whisk until melted and smooth.

4. Return macaroni to pot with cheese sauce and stir to combine. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 388, Fat, total (g): 14, chol. (mg): 36, sat. fat (g): 8, carb. (g): 47, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 18, sodium (mg): 379, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.