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Side Dishes

White Cheddar Mac ‘n’ Cheese Mini Casseroles

Better than the box, these individual baked pastas cook up with toasty breadcrumbs on top.

Serving Size:


Active Time:

40 min.

Total Time:

2 hrs.


  • 3 Tbs. butter
  • 3 Tbs. all-purpose flour 
  • 1½ tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 cups evaporated milk
  • 3 cups shredded sharp cheddar
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan 
  • 12 oz. elbow macaroni, cooked
  • 1½ cups panko breadcrumbs


  1. Grease 8 (10 oz.) ramekins. In pot, melt butter over medium; whisk in flour, mustard, garlic powder, ½ tsp. salt and ½ tsp. pepper. Whisk in evaporated milk; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 1 min. Stir in 2 cups cheddar, ½ cup Parmesan and ¼ cup water. Remove from heat. Stir in macaroni. Divide macaroni mixture among dishes.
  2. Heat oven to 375°F. Bake pastas until warmed, 30–35 min. Top with remaining cheeses and breadcrumbs. Bake until toasty, 15 min.

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