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5 Cheese Baked Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe

Five cheeses, plus butter, plus sour cream, plus cream in all its creamy goodness (HA!) Not to mention - BACON (everything's better with it, right?)  This mac and cheese is far from dry - very creamy, lightly tangy, and melt-in-your mouth yummy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Author: Savory With Soul

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup 3-cheese blend (parmesan, romano, asiago), grated
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 4 ounce cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 2 Tbsp sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 16 ounces macaroni
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • 4 cups water

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Bring water and salt to a boil.
  • Add macaroni and bring to a boil again.
  • Cook approximately 8-10 minutes or until al dente.
  • Add all cheeses and stir in until melted.
  • Add cream, sour cream (or plain yogurt), and bacon.  Stir until incorporated.
  • Top with extra shredded cheddar cheese and bake for 10 minutes or until cheese is melty. 
  • Serve right away and enjoy!