• 2 cups breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 1 pound elbow macaroni, cooked al dente
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened at room temperature
  • 4 cups cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dijon
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning


  1. Preheat oven to 450 and prepare a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine breadcrumbs and butter and set aside.
  3. Heat milk over medium low heat in a large saucepan.
  4. Add cream cheese and cheddar cheese and heat until melted.
  5. Add dijon, salt and pepper and add cooked macaroni.
  6. Pour onto prepared pan.
  7. Top with bread crumbs and bake mac and cheese for 20-25 minutes until golden and crispy.
  8. Remove from oven and serve.
  9. Pack the remaining for easy weekday meals.