Yes, Thanksgiving Mac And Cheese Is A Thing, And We'Re All About It
Stovetop Mac 'n' Cheese
On Thanksgiving, oven space is an especially hot commodity (because well, the turkey). Don't waste any of that valuable real estate on this creamy, cheesy side.
Get the recipe for Stovetop Mac 'n' Cheese »Shortcut Mac and Cheese With Crispy Bacon and Sweet Potatoes
Incorporate some fall favorites into your macaroni and cheese, and this side will fit in better with all the mashed potatoes, stuffing, and green bean casseroles on the table.
Get the recipe for Shortcut Mac and Cheese with Crispy Bacon and Sweet Potatoes »Tomato Soup Mac 'n' Cheese
Bring a double dose of comfort to the table with this take on two cozy classics. Scoop the pasta into individual ramekins, so vegetarian guests can easily grab one to enjoy as a satisfying main.
Get the recipe for Tomato Soup Mac 'n' Cheese »Queso Mac and Cheese
For a Southwestern Thanksgiving menu, be sure to feature this take on homemade baked mac and cheese. The slightly spicy green chiles and crunchy corn chip pieces really kick things up a few notches.
Get the recipe for Queso Mac and Cheese »Triple-Cheese Skillet Shells
The secret to this grown-up macaroni and cheese? We caramelize chopped onions to use as the base of this velvety, rich sauce.
Get the recipe for Triple-Cheese Skillet Shells »Buffalo Mac 'n' Cheese
Here's one for all the football fans out there: We incorporated everyone's fave tailgate flavor (hello, buffalo sauce!) into this dish, in case anyone wants to nosh while the big games are on.
Get the recipe for Buffalo Mac 'n' Cheese »Mac 'n' Pimiento Cheese
Take a cue from the Southern staple, and fold sweet pimiento peppers into your cheese sauce. Plus, we snuck in some baby spinach and broccoli because you need every green you can get on Thanksgiving.
Get the recipe for Mac 'n' Pimiento Cheese »Veggie-Loaded Mac and Cheese
If you're looking for a lighter macaroni and cheese option (because, well, you got plenty of sides already), allow us to introduce you to this low-calorie beaut.
Get the recipe for Veggie-Loaded Mac and Cheese »Healthy Makeover: Macaroni and Cheese
Sub in whole wheat rotini for traditional noodles to sneak some extra fiber into the meal. Everyone will thank you later.
Get the recipe for Healthy Makeover: Macaroni and Cheese »Anchor Steam Mac and Cheese
A splash (okay technically, a cup) of Anchor Steam beer adds a hint of rich, malt flavor to creamy mac and cheese.
Get the recipe from Country Living »Macaroni and Gruyère Cheese
Sometimes simple is best, especially on a day like Thanksgiving when you're already going into the supermarket with a shopping list that's a mile long. Enter, this five-ingredient option.
Get the recipe for Macaroni and Gruyère Cheese »Sage Baked Macaroni and Cheese
If you're #teamham at a table full of turkey lovers, get your fix with this prosciutto-packed side.
Get the recipe from Country Living »Creamy Double-Cheese Sauce With Pasta
Cream cheese replaces the usual flour-milk combo that makes for a velvety-thick cheese sauce, so it's even easier to make this gluten-free. Just fold in chickpea pasta.
Get the recipe for Creamy Double-Cheese Sauce with Pasta »Ultimate Mac 'n' Cheese
If this is your first time making macaroni and cheese from scratch (welcome!), follow our step-by-step guide that includes the one ingredient you need to take your dish to the next level, Velveeta. (Really).
Get the recipe for Ultimate Mac 'n' Cheese »Chicken Mac 'n' Cheese
Forget the chicken and fold any extra Thanksgiving turkey into this decadent casserole. You'll actually look forward to eating leftovers all week.
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