Creamy Bacon Mac and Cheese

Published by Just Add Sprinkles

Creamy Bacon Mac and Cheese

mach and cheese, crispy bacon


    Bacon (more the merrier)
      16 oz. of Noodles (I used Rotini because they are my fav!)
      1/4 C. Butter
      1/4 C. Flour
      1 C. 2% Milk (can substitute)
      1 1/2 C. Heavy Cream
      1 1/2 C. Sharp Cheddar Cheese
      1 C. Mozorella Cheese
      Salt and Pepper
      Traditional Bread Crumbs

    mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, milk, heavy cream, butter


    Preheat oven to 400 degrees and fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil. raw bacon, cookie sheet

    While waiting, place a cooling rack on a cookie sheet and lay out the bacon.Place in the oven and bake 15-20 minutes until you have reached desired crispiness.

    Add your noodles to your now boiling water and begin your cheese sauce.

    saucepan, melting butter

    Place the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

    melted butter, flour, whisk

    Once melted, whisk in the flour. Slowly add in the milk and heavy cream. Allow to begin bubbling and reduce to low heat.

    cheese, cream sauce, whisk

    Add in cheeses and salt and pepper to taste. Keep on low heat stirring occasionally so it does not burn on the bottom.

    bacon and cheese sauce

    Crumble the bacon and add 3/4 of it to the cheese sauce.

    Drain the noodles and place into a bowl. Pour the cheese sauce over the noodles and mix well.

    Dish and sprinkle the bread crumbs and some bacon over top.

    mach and cheese, crispy baconwhite bowl, mac and cheese, bacon, tray

    Serve, and as always, ENJOY!