Baked Mac and Cheese with Panko Breadcrumbs is an easy homemade macaroni and cheese recipe using your favorite pasta, a cheesy sauce and panko breadcrumbs for crunch. This is the perfect comfort food!
BAKED MAC AND CHEESE WITH PANKO BREADCRUMBS
Thanksgiving is almost here and if you are looking for something to have on the table along with your turkey and sides this Baked Mac and Cheese with Panko Breadcrumbs is your answer. The kids love it and the adults do too.
I mean who doesn’t love a warm, cheesy bowl of mac and cheese? This recipe is homemade, so you can forget that boxed stuff! I finish my Baked Mac and Cheese with Panko Breadcrumbs off with the panko to create a crunchy crispy topping but you can leave that off if you or your guests aren’t into that.
As a child I remember eating a lot of boxed mac and cheese. It was quick and easy but honestly not that good. Nothing beats a homemade mac and cheese because you can control what you put in it and can make it extra cheesy if you like. If you are looking for side dishes for Thanksgiving check out this page on my blog and then add this Baked Mac and Cheese with Panko Breadcrumbs too!
The nice thing with a homemade mac and cheese is you can also add lots of other ingredients in. Sometimes I will add shredded chicken, canned tuna or salmon. Other times I will throw some broccoli or peas in to add some veggies. This would even be a great recipe to add some butternut squash into for a nice fall dish. The sky is the limit with homemade mac and cheese!
I hope everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving and enjoys a table of delicoius, warming food. My favorite thing about food and cooking is that it brings us to the table to spend time with each other. As I sit down at the table each year I like to reflect on all that I am thankful for. One of those things is you, my readers. I love that I can do what I enjoy and am passion about and share that with people that also love food. Cheers to a very happy table of family and friends and full stomachs.
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