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Homemade mac and cheese with hints of mustard and the magic of Velveeta.

Velveeta Mac and Cheese

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  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


This creamy homemade Velveeta mac and cheese are what cheese dreams are made of. Enjoy the comforting mac and cheese from your childhood.


Units Scale
  • 1 lb. elbow macaroni, cooked al dente
  • 3/4 lb. Velveeta cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Over medium-high heat, mix half and half with cheese cubes and melt to form a thick sauce.
  2. Add mustard, salt and pepper to taste and stir to combine.
  3. Add macaroni and stir to coat.
  4. Pour into a casserole dish and top with cheddar cheese.
  5. Bake uncovered in the middle rack at 350°F  for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove foil and broil at 450°F or until cheese is browned and bubbly, about 3-5 minutes.
  7. Enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins