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Home-Baked Macaroni & Cheese

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Yield 5 servings, 1 cup each


  • 1 pkg. (14 oz.) KRAFT Deluxe Macaroni & Cheese Dinner
  • 1 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 6 RITZ Crackers, crushed (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted

How to Make It

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Prepare Dinner as directed on package. Stir in 1/2 cup Cheddar, sour cream and pepper.

    Spoon into greased 1 1/2-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with remaining Cheddar and combined cracker crumbs and butter.

    Bake 20 min. Let stand 5 min. before serving.

    Healthy Living:
    Good news! You'll save 60 calories, 10 g of fat and 4 g of saturated fat per serving by preparing with KRAFT Deluxe Macaroni & Cheese Dinner Made With 2% Milk Cheese, KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese, BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream and RITZ Reduced Fat Crackers.

    Serving Suggestion:
    Serve with a crisp, mixed green salad and your favorite vegetable.

    Special Extra:
    Prepare as directed, stirring in 1 cup each cooked peas and chopped OSCAR MAYER Ham along with the cheese and sour cream.

    Substitute ground black pepper for the ground red pepper.

    Nutrition Information Per Serving (1 cup): 430 calories, 23g total fat, 11g saturated fat, 1g trans fat, 5g polyunsaturated fat, 1g monounsaturated fat, 60mg cholesterol, 960mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate, 1g dietary fiber, 4g sugars, 15g protein, 15%DV vitamin A, 0%DV vitamin C, 30%DV calcium, 10%DV iron.