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The Best Copycat Chick-Fil-A Mac and Cheese Recipe

by Nellie

If you love Chick Fil A I’ve got an amazing recipe for you today! This Copycat Chick-Fil-A Mac and Cheese is so great to make for any occasion! 

What is your favorite thing to buy at Chick Fil A?

I have to say that my favorite thing to get at Chick Fil A is their macaroni and cheese. It’s so cheesy and delicious! I’m also a fan of their lemonade and waffle fries.

If you love Chick Fil A, then you’re going to love this Copycat Chick Fil A Macaroni and Cheese recipe! It’s super easy to make and tastes just like the real thing.

How is the mac and cheese at Chick-fil-A?

The mac and cheese at Chick-fil-A is really good! It’s super cheesy and has a great flavor. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who loves mac and cheese.

Why is Chick Fil mac and cheese so good?

I think the main reason why Chick Fil A’s mac and cheese is so good is because of how cheesy it is. It’s also really creamy and has a great flavor. The combination of these things makes for a really delicious dish. The chicken offering, especially the chicken nuggets and fried chicken are super popular but today I’m going to show you how to make a side of mac!

If you’re looking for an easy and delicious recipe to make, then I highly recommend this Copycat Chick-Fil-A Macaroni and Cheese recipe! It’s sure to be a hit with everyone.

Have you ever tried making copycat recipes at home?

I have tried making copycat recipes before and they’re always a lot of fun to make. I think it’s a great way to get the same flavors as your favorite restaurants without having to go out to eat.

Be sure to check out these fun copycat recipes too! 35 Of The Best Copycat Restaurant Recipes To Try At Home


This classic macaroni has a homemade taste with different kinds of cheese and is the quintessential comfort food side dish. Your taste buds will be so happy at first bite! This mac n cheese is made at a fast-food chain but it’s the best mac and a super simple recipe.

What ingredients do you need for this homemade version of this mac an cheese?

8oz elbow macaroni

1 cup whole milk

5 slices American Cheese (from the deli) chopped or torn

1 tbsp unsalted butter

1/2 tsp salt

1 cup (mild) cheddar cheese, shredded 

1/2 cup white cheddar cheese, shredded

3 tbsp grated parmesan cheese

1 tbsp grated romano cheeses

Topping

1/2 cup (mild) cheddar cheese, shredded

1/2 cup white cheddar cheese, shredded

You won’t need any heavy cream, or colby jack cheese for this homemade mac and cheese. The creamy cheese sauce is made of a combination of cheeses that makes this menu item the perfect side dish.

This creamy mac and cheese has a crispy top layer of melted cheeses and it’s even better the next day. Be sure to store it in the fridge in an airtight container. The special blend of cheeses is really the star of this copycat mac and cheese side dish. For the best results make sure that you make an al dente pasta and the right types of cheeses!

Enjoy this awesome Copycat Chick-Fil-A Mac and Cheese!

The Best Copycat Chick-Fil-A Mac and Cheese Recipe
Yield: 6 Servings

The Best Copycat Chick-Fil-A Mac and Cheese Recipe

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

This amazing chick-fil-a copycat macaroni and cheese recipe is the perfect side dish for anytime!

Ingredients

  • 8oz elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 5 slices American Cheese (from the deli) chopped or torn
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup (mild) cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup white cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3 tbsp grated parmesan
  • 1 tbsp grated romano
  • Topping
  • 1/2 cup (mild) cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup white cheddar cheese, shredded

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta heavily salted boiling water. for 16-17 mins.
  2. Strain the water out afterwards and add the pasta to an oven safe dish with a 1 tbsp butter to keep it from sticking.
  3. While the pasta is boiling, make the cheese sauce.
  4. In a medium saucepan add the milk, American cheese, butter, and salt over medium heat. 
  5. Whisk until all ingredients have melted fully.
  6. Remove from heat and add in the other cheeses.
  7. Stir them until they are all melted.
  8. Allow the sauce to sit and thicken for about 5-7 mins.
  9. Preheat the oven to 500 or turn on your broiler.
  10. After the sauce has thickened pour it over the noodles in the prepared dish.
  11. Add the additional 1 cup of shredded cheeses to the top.
  12. Place in the oven to melt the cheese on top for about 5-6 mins.
  13. Remove from the oven and serve!

Notes

Shredded cheese off the block will have more of a stringy cheese pull than the pre-shredded cheeses, it will also make it more creamy.

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