Golden and Gooey: Homemade Mac ‘n’ Cheese Like Never Before!

Indulge in the ultimate comfort food experience with our irresistible Golden and Gooey Homemade Mac ‘n’ Cheese! This recipe takes this classic dish to a whole new level, delivering a perfect fusion of flavors and textures that will have your taste buds dancing with delight.


  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 3 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup Gruyere cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Cook the elbow macaroni according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour to create a roux. Cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Gradually whisk in the milk, Dijon mustard, and nutmeg. Continue cooking and whisking until the sauce thickens.
  4. Stir in the cheddar, Gruyere, and Parmesan cheeses until melted and smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add the cooked macaroni to the cheese sauce, stirring to coat the pasta evenly.
  6. Preheat your oven’s broiler.
  7. In a small bowl, combine the panko breadcrumbs and chopped parsley.
  8. Sprinkle the breadcrumb mixture over the macaroni and cheese.
  9. Place the skillet under the broiler for a few minutes, until the breadcrumbs are golden and crispy.
  10. Remove from the broiler, let cool slightly, and serve while it’s still gooey and heavenly.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Amp up your comfort food game with this extraordinary Homemade Mac ‘n’ Cheese. Gooey, cheesy, and satisfyingly golden, every bite is a taste of nostalgia and culinary excellence.

Nutrition information: Calories: 450, Fat: 28g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 20g

Evoke warm memories and create new ones with each mouthful of this Mac ‘n’ Cheese masterpiece. Whether it’s a family gathering, a cozy date night, or just a comforting solo meal, our Golden and Gooey Homemade Mac ‘n’ Cheese is sure to become a cherished favorite. The blend of carefully selected cheeses, the creamy sauce that hugs every noodle, and the satisfying crunch of the breadcrumb topping come together to create a symphony of flavors that’s simply irresistible.
Treat yourself to this culinary triumph and experience mac ‘n’ cheese like never before. With every forkful, you’ll find yourself immersed in a world of comfort and indulgence. Share this recipe with your loved ones, and let the magic of homemade mac ‘n’ cheese spread joy and satisfaction to all.