How To Make the best Mac & Cheese @ Delicious Hugs

How To Make the best @ Delicious Hugs

16 oz elbow
4 Cups chicken stock
1 Tablespoon kosher salt
Cook pasta according to the package instructions, drain, and set aside.

Cheese sauce
4 oz (shredded/divided )
8 oz sharp (shredded/divided )
4 oz cream cheese (room temperature)
2-4 Cups 1/2 &1/2 (room temperature)
4 Tablespoon of butter (softened)
4 Tablespoon flour
To taste Salt and pepper

In a heavy bottom pan on medium heat melt butter and add the flour.
Mix until combined.
Cook for a minute or two to remove the raw flour taste.
Slowly add 2 Cups of 1/2&1/2 until you reach the desired consistency.
Continue to whisk to avoid lumps.
Add the cream cheese and mix until combined.
If your sauce is too thick add more 1/2&1/2 until you reach your desired consistency.
Adjust your seasoning and remove from the heat.
Add 4 oz of and 2 oz of pepper Jack.
Mix until combined.
If the sauce is too thick add more 1/2&1/2.
Add the cooked to the cheese sauce and stir until combined.

You can use a large baking dish or individual ramekins.

Grease a baking dish with softened butter and add the .
Top with the remaining cheese.

Place your in a 400 degree oven for 3-5 minutes until the cheese melts. You can also broil the for 3 minutes or until melted and golden brown.