How To Make “Ole Skool” Southern Baked Mac N Cheese

Put your favorite cheese in this yummy and creamy baked mac and cheese. Sprinkle some seasonings to add more flavor. Enjoy this classic comfort food over the weekend with your family and friends.


• 3.5 cups elbow pasta (uncooked)
• 1 butter stick (sliced)
• 3/4 cup sour cream
• paprika to taste
• onion powder to taste
• garlic powder to taste
• salt to taste
• 8 cups mixed cheese (shredded)
• 3 eggs
• 2 cups whole milk
• 1.5 cups heavy cream


Preheat oven to 375 F.

Pasta Mix

Add 3.5 cups of elbow pasta in a pot of boiling chicken stock.
Cook for 7-8 minutes.
Once done, drain and rinse the pasta.
Transfer the pasta into a bowl.
Add sliced butter.
Stir well until butter melts.
Add sour cream, then mix well to combine.
Season with paprika, onion powder, garlic powder and salt to taste.
Add 2 cups of mixed shredded cheese.
Mix well to combine.
Set aside.

Cream Mix

In a separate bowl, crack open three eggs.
Add whole milk and heavy cream.
Whisk to combine.
Set aside.


Prepare a baking dish or any oven-proof pan of your choice.
Grease with butter.
Add 1/3 of the pasta mix and spread evenly.
Sprinkle 2 cups of mixed shredded cheese.
Pour 1/3 of the cream mix.
Do two more layers of pasta mix, mixed shredded cheese and cream mix.
Sprinkle paprika to taste.
Place inside the preheated oven.
Let it bake for 45 minutes to an hour.
Once done, remove from the oven.
Slice into equal portions.

How To Make Ole Skool Southern Baked Mac N Cheese
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