Chick-fil-a's Macaroni & Cheese Copycat Recipe: This 4-Cheese Mac & Cheese Recipe Rivals the Original by Donna John

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6 months ago
Chick-fil-a's Macaroni & Cheese Copycat Recipe: This 4-Cheese Mac & Cheese Recipe Rivals the Original

Chick-fil-a describes their macaroni and cheese as "a classic macaroni and cheese recipe featuring a special blend of cheeses including Parmesan, cheddar, and Romano. Baked in-restaurant to form a crispy top layer of baked cheese." As usual, they did a wonderful job on their mac and cheese recipe. Creamy, with a depth of flavor that many macaroni and cheese recipes lack. Here's a copycat version of Chick-fil-a's macaroni and cheese that comes pretty darn close to the creamy one served in the restaurants.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 12


  • 1 bag elbow macaroni, cooked to al dente in salted water
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 pound grated American cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese

Here's how to make it:

  1. Pour the cream into a large pot. Over low heat, add the American, Parmesan and Romano cheeses. Cook, stirring, until cheese has melted and sauce is smooth. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. 
  2. Stir in the cooked pasta. Pour the mixture into a 13x9-inch baking pan. Top with the sharp cheddar cheese.
  3. Broil for a few minutes or until the cheese begins to turn light brown. 

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Donna John
Has this yesterday and it is DELICIOUS. Trying to get my grandson to try it, but he's stuck on the waffle fries. :-)
Wow does this look good. Mmm.
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
This sounds delicious, Donna John . I am LOL about your grandson, ha!

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