Sweet and Salty Mac and Cheese
Honey gives this decadent bacon mac and cheese a shot of contrasting sweetness.
5 T Butter
6 T All Purpose Flour
3 cup 2% Milk
2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
8 oz Cream Cheese
1 lb Large Pasta Shells
½ cup Honey
1 lb Bacon
- Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
- Whisk in flour and milk. Reduce heat to low, and cook until slightly thickened, about 2 minutes,
stirring frequently. Add Parmesan and cream cheese. Stir until melted.
- Cook pasta. Pour cheese mixture over pasta and mix well. Stir in honey and ¾ lb bacon.
- Pour into a 2½-qt casserole dish, top with ¼ cup bacon and bake 20 minutes.