Chuck's Favorite Mac and Cheese

Chuck's Favorite Mac and Cheese


"Easily doubled for a potluck, cottage cheese and sour cream are the unique elements to this macaroni and cheese recipe."


55 m servings 591 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 591 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 33.3 g
  • 51%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.5g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 26.8 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 88 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 720 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil, add pasta, and cook until done; drain.
  2. In 9x13 inch baking dish, stir together macaroni, shredded Cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, sour cream, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. In a small bowl, mix together bread crumbs and melted butter. Sprinkle topping over macaroni mixture.
  3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until top is golden.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 3056 Ratings


My mom makes a really good Macaroni and Cheese, and she is always being asked to make some for someone. She is not really a Macaroni and Cheese person herself but she loves making it for people...

This is not your typical shells and cheese recipe. Very tasty indeed. My family loved it and the leftovers were just as good. Some suggestions though which most people have already mentioned:...

I must say that I have been using this website for over 5 years and this is my first review ever...this recipe is top notch. I usually add some chopped ham (or sometime Kielbasa), peas and fine...

Oh god. This recipe is better than sex. Seriously, we make it all the time. Add a can of condensed tomato soup and you will be in cheesy, artery-clogging heaven.

best mac & cheese ever!! i eliminated breadcrumbs & butter. i added lots of fresh sliced tomatoes (tossed w/ pepper) between mac & cheese mixture. also added 1/2 - 3/4 c skim milk (per anothe...

Of all the dishes I have tried from this site, this is one of my top favorites, and my family and friends rave about it. I make it exactly as directed except skip the breadcrumbs and cover the t...

I'm sorry this was gross :(

I love this recipe. It is easy, creamy, and the sour cream add great flavor. I prefer crumbled triscuits on top and a little bit of cayenne pepper. I also like to use fat free sour cream and ...

When my roommates and I realized that we ran out of bread crumbs, we crushed up ritz crackers and sprinkled them on top instead of the butter-crumb mixture. I think the crumbs make this recipe ...