Southern Style Mac ‘n Cheese

Southern Style Mac 'n Cheese

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Southern Style Mac 'n Cheese

Southern Style Mac ‘n Cheese

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 12


  • 16 ounces macaroni - cooked al dente and drained
  • 4 tablespoons butter - divided
  • 5 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese - divided
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs or crushed butter crackers
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley - optional


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, toss hot macaroni with 3 tablespoons butter.
  • In another bowl beat together eggs, milk, sour cream, garlic salt, pepper and Worcestershire.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Add egg mixture to the pasta.
  • Mix in 3 cups of cheese. Mix well.
  • Spoon into a 9 x 13 inch baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Sprinkle top with remaining 2 cups of the shredded cheese.
  • Melt remaining tablespoon of butter.
  • In a bowl mix melted butter with breadcrumbs or crackers and parsley.
  • Sprinkle mixture over the top of the cheese.
  • Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until bubbly and golden on top.


Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 973mg | Potassium: 273mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 759IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 454mg | Iron: 1mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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  1. 5 stars
    Best Mac ‘n Cheese ever. My sister made this tonight and it was incredible. Pepper jack cheese was a great addition. While my husband does not like Mac ‘n cheese (seriously!!) I’ve pinned this and will definitely make this on girl’s night.

    1. Amy Hanten says:

      Aww thank you! I love it too! It’s so easy! Thanks so much for sharing! -Amy

  2. Jennifer J says:

    This was delicious and easy! Thank you!

    1. Amy Hanten says:

      Nothing like homey mac ‘n cheese! Thanks, Jennifer!

  3. What temperature oven to bake it?

    1. Amy Hanten says:

      Hi Lisa. Bake in pre-heated 375 to 350 degree oven for about 35 minutes. Thanks! -Amy

  4. Laurie Baumgardner says:

    This was very good and easy..