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Budget friendly meals : Mac and Cheese 3 Ways

Kerri Jablonski
Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • 1 box of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese
  • Toppings:
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp ranch dressing
  • 2 tbsp bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 2-4 tbsp barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese


  • Preheat your oven to 350.
  • Cook your pasta as directed. While your pasta is cooking, saute your bacon in a skillet, adding the bread crumbs until combined, then incorporate your ranch dressing, and mix until a nice crumble forms. Do not overcook.
  • Make the Kraft Macaroni and Cheese as directed and divide into 3 small oven safe casserole dishes. Top one dish with your ranch crumbs, drizzle your barbecue sauce over another, and top the last dish with shredded cheese.
  • Warm in the oven for about 10 minutes, until your cheese is nice and melty.