This Mac & Cheese Recipe Is 'World's Best' Thanks to Amazing Sauce & a Secret Ingredient

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mac and cheeseHow can you not love mac and cheese? It's seriously one of the best foods in creation. It may not be the healthiest option out there, but hey, you'll get to put your bikini into storage in the next couple of weeks -- go ahead and splurge a little.

It's comforting, it's gooey, it's cheesy, it'll bring back childhood memories while forming new ones for your own littles. So when Martha Stewart claims she found the best mac and cheese in the world, you gotta pay attention. As for that secret ingredient? It's chipotle chile powder! Try it out this weekend and see for yourself. It certainly looks divine. Check out the recipe!

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World's Best Mac and Cheese from Martha Stewart

Butter or vegetable oil, for baking dish
6 ounces penne
2 cups Beecher's Flagship Cheese Sauce
1 ounce cheddar cheese, grated (1/4 cup)
1 ounce Gruyere cheese, grated (1/4 cup)
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter or oil and 8-inch baking dish; set aside.

2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Cook penne, according to package direction, for 2 minutes less than recommended on the package. Rinse pasta in cold water; set aside.

3. In a medium bowl, mix together cooked pasta and sauce gently but thoroughly. Pour pasta into prepared baking dish; sprinkle with cheeses and chile powder. Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.


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The secret ingredient to the best mac & cheese is mustard, not everyone likes spicy. And everyone loves my mac & cheese!

Lisa Wuesthoff

where do you get this cheese sauce?

Deborah Tucker

Click on the pink highlighted, Beecher's Flagship Cheese Sauce...When you you to that page, scroll down and you will find it there.

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