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Smoky Bacon Mac n Cheese

  • Difficulty Easy
  • Time 30 minutes

Yield 6 servings, cook time 25 minutes, Level: easy-medium


  • 1 lb short pasta of choice (shells, elbow mac, Cavatappi are great choices)
  • 8 oz medium cheddar shredded
  • 8 oz smoked gouda shredded
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • ½ pound smoky bacon diced
  • ½ tablespoon Spiceology Smoky Honey Habanero Blend
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  1. Over medium cook bacon until crispy, towards the end, add Spiceology Smoky Honey Habanero.
  2. Bring 4 quarts water to a boil and cook pasta to al dente according to the package, once cooked, drain and rinse with cold water to stop cooking.
  3. Once the bacon is crispy, remove but leave the fat in the pan.
  4. Add butter and melt, whisk in flour and cook for 1 minute. Have your helper pout in milk one cup at a time, while the parent whisks the entire time.
  5. Bring heat down to lowest setting, add salt, then have your helper add shredded cheese in a handful at a time, while you whisk constantly until all cheese is added and melted, then add pasta and crispy bacon and incorporate everything.
Bacon Mac N Cheese

Used in this Recipe

Smoky Honey Habanero Sweet and Spicy Rub for home cooking

Smoky Honey Habanero Seasoning

$14.95 - $22.99


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