No-Boil Macaroni and Cheese

NO-BOIL HOMEMADE MACARONI AND CHEESE

No Boil Homemade Macaroni and Cheese! The easiest, creamiest homemade macaroni and cheese ever. No boiling the noodles first and it is made all in one pan!

NO-BOIL HOMEMADE MACARONI AND CHEESE

Is there anything more comforting than mac and cheese? I have been making this recipe for years now and it is one of our favorites. You get perfectly cooked noodles and gooey, melted cheese and it all cooks in one baking dish!No-Boil Macaroni and Cheese

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YOU DO NOT BOIL THE NOODLES BEFOREHAND

The key to this recipe for No Boil Homemade Macaroni and Cheese? You aren’t going to boil the macaroni beforehand. Did you copy that? Do not boil the macaroni beforehand. This is going to not only save you time, but you aren’t gonna have to also wash up a pot, strainer and bowls too!The Best No-Boil Macaroni and Cheese recipe from The Country Cook
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
milk (2% or higher)
salt
dry mustard powder
salted butter
elbow macaroni, uncooked
Velveeta
shredded cheddar (or mixed) cheesesshredded cheddar cheese, elbow macaroni pasta, Velvet, milk, butter, salt, ground mustard

TIPS FOR MAKING MACARONI AND CHEESE:

A whole 16 oz. block of Velveeta is being pictured here. You’re only going to use half of that block (8 oz.) Also, I have had readers tell me that they have used half milk and half chicken broth for the liquid and it turns out great!

HOW TO MAKE NO-BOIL HOMEMADE MACARONI AND CHEESE:

Preheat oven to 350f degrees. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In the bottom of your baking dish (or in a separate bowl), mix together milk with salt, dry mustard powder & melted butter & 1 cup shredded cheese.milk, shredded cheddar cheese butter

Pour in uncooked macaroni. Stir.uncooked macaroni noodles

Then add in the sliced Velveeta (spread it out and push under the milk.)

sliced Velveeta cheese

Cover with aluminium foil.aluminum foil covered baking dish

Bake for about 50-60 minutes (until macaroni is cooked and most of the liquid has been absorbed). Oven times vary so check it around the 40 minute mark. cooked elbow macaroni noodles, butter and cheese in a baking dish

Take it out of the oven, remove foil, and top with another cup (or so) of shredded cheddar cheese. shredded cheddar cheese sprinkled on top of baked macaroni and cheese

Put it back in the oven (uncovered) for another 10-15 minutes (until cheese is melted.)No Boil Easy Homemade Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Enjoy!

Originally published: January 2012
Updated and republished: October 2019

NO-BOIL HOMEMADE MACARONI AND CHEESE

No-Boil Homemade Macaroni and Cheese! The easiest, creamiest homemade macaroni and cheese ever. No boiling the noodles first!

  • 8 oz Velveeta cheese (sliced into 1/2" thickness, 1/2 block)
  • 4 cups milk (2% or higher)
  • 1 tsp table salt
  • 1 tsp dry mustard powder
  • 2 cups macaroni (uncooked)
  • 4 tbsp salted butter (sliced into 1/2"thickness)
  • 2 cups shredded cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In the bottom of your baking dish, mix together milk with salt and dry mustard powder.
  4. Pour in uncooked macaroni (spread it out.)
  5. Then add slices of Velveeta & 1 cup mixed cheeses into baking dish (spread it out.)

  6. Top with slices of butter (pushing them down a bit under the milk.)
  7. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for about 50-60 minutes (until macaroni is cooked and most of the liquid has been absorbed).
  8. Oven times vary so check it around the 40 minute mark.
  9. Take it out of the oven, remove foil, and top with another cup (or so) of shredded cheddar cheese.

  10. Put it back in the oven (uncovered) for another 10-15 minutes (until cheese is melted.)

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