What Are Some Recipes for Velveeta Baked Macaroni and Cheese?

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To make baked Velveeta macaroni and cheese, cook the macaroni noodles, prepare the cheese sauce of Velveeta, butter, flour and milk, mix the pasta and sauce together and transfer to a baking dish, sprinkle with cheddar cheese and breadcrumbs and bake. As a lower-fat option, use skim milk and reduced-fat cheese for the sauce.

Baked Velveeta Macaroni and Cheese

This recipe uses both Velveeta and shredded cheddar for a creamy, cheesy sauce.

Prep Time: 25 min.

Cook Time: 20 min.

Ready In: 45 min.


  • 2 cups, elbow macaroni pasta
  • 3 tablespoons, butter
  • 1/4 cup, flour
  • 1 cup, milk
  • 1/2 pound, Velveeta cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup, cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3 tablespoons, seasoned breadcrumbs
  1. Preheat the oven
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  3. Cook the macaroni
  4. Follow the instructions on the package to boil the macaroni noodles.

  5. Cook the sauce
  6. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Then whisk in the flour and stir constantly for 2 minutes. Whisk in the milk and bring to a boil, cooking for 3 to 5 minutes. Add the Velveeta cubes to the thickened mixture and stir until melted, about 3 minutes.

  7. Transfer to a baking dish
  8. Mix the cooked macaroni with the prepared cheese sauce and transfer to a 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle the top with the shredded cheese and breadcrumbs.

  9. Bake
  10. Bake for 20 minutes.