12 Things To Do With A Box Of Mac And Cheese


If my kids saw this slideshow, they’d beg me for twelve days straight to make all 12 recipes. Thing is, boxes of mac and cheese are quick, cheap comfort food. Say what you want about the unreal cheddar color, or chalky flavor. Sometimes you just wanna feel like a kid again while saving serious cash. These 12 recipes will help you do just that…while also enjoying a dinner grown-ups will actually eat! Grab a box of mac and cheese, then scroll through this slideshow and find your favorite recipe. You’re just about 15 minutes away from some fun, cheesy meal ideas!

  • Grab a Box & Get Cookin’! 1 of 13

    Get ready to get your Mac & Cheese on the fun way, with these 12 clever recipes that start with a box of the good stuff, and turn into a meal you'll love to eat!

  • Mac And Cheese Stuffed Baked Potatoes 2 of 13

    Just try to resist a crispy baked potato that's oozing with rich, velvety mac and cheese!

    Get the recipe for Mac And Cheese Stuffed Baked Potatoes

  • Potato Chip Sliders Stuffed With Mac And Cheese 3 of 13

    Make your sliders extra special with crispy potato chips and a surprise mac and cheese center!

    Get the recipe for Potato Chip Sliders Stuffed With Mac And Cheese

  • Mac And Cheese Cups 4 of 13

    What's not to love about crescent dough stuffed with triple cheese mac and cheese in a no-mess cup? 

    Get the recipe from TABLESPOON

  • Easy Chicken ‘N Veggie Mac ‘N Cheese 5 of 13

    This mac and cheese is loaded with good-for-you antioxidants and protein- a quick and easy complete meal!

    Get the recipe from TABLESPOON

  • Fried Mac And Cheese Balls 6 of 13
    Fried mac and cheese balls

    These fried balls have a crispy breadcrumb shell on the outside with soft, luscious macaroni, and cheesy sauce that oozes from the center- how can you say no?

    Get the recipe from NO RECIPES

  • Mac And Cheese Sushi Rolls 7 of 13

    All you need is a sushi roller to make this whimsical fusion of Japanese and comfort food!

    Get the recipe from NED HARDY

  • Spinach Artichoke Mac And Cheese 8 of 13

    Spinach artichoke dip plus macaroni and cheese equals one amazingly tasty new meal!

    Get the recipe from TABLESPOON

  • Mac ‘N’ Cheese Soup 9 of 13

    Start with a package of macaroni and cheese, and whip up a delicious bowl of steaming, creamy soup in a matter of minutes!

    Get the recipe from TASTE OF HOME

  • Mac ‘N Cheese Pizza 10 of 13

    Have the best of both worlds for dinner- heap some cooked mac and cheese on your pizza for the ultimate Friday night meal!

    Get the recipe from TABLESPOON

  • Cheesy Tuna Mac Recipe 11 of 13

    For one of those nights where you need to get dinner on the table fast, this recipe is perfect!

    Get the recipe from TASTE OF HOME

  • Hearty Mac And Cheese 12 of 13

    For an easy and delicious dinner that will satisfy your whole family, this meal is a winner!

    Get the recipe from TASTE OF HOME

  • Taco Bake 13 of 13

    Ooey-gooey mac and cheese pairs up with Tex-Max tacos for a fabulous south of the border dinner!

    Get the recipe from KRAFT