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This is the creamiest white cheddar mac & cheese and you can make it in the Instant Pot! Creamy, cheesy and utterly delicious, this is a side dish your whole family will love!

Creamiest White Cheddar Mac & Cheese (Instant Pot or stove)

This is the creamiest white cheddar mac & cheese and you can make it in the Instant Pot! Creamy, cheesy and utterly delicious, this is a side dish your whole family will love!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword caulilflower cheese sauce, instant pot, macaroni
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

  • 16 oz elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 oz white cheddar shredded
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 4 slices American cheese
  • 1/2 cup cream

Instructions

To make in the Instant Pot

  1. Fill the Instant Pot to the 4 cup line with water

  2. Add in your macaroni, salt and butter.
  3. Lock lid and turn pressure release to the back (not vent)
  4. Press manual button for 4 minutes.
  5. When time is up, quick release the pressure valve. (Be careful it's very hot!)
  6. Press the cancel button and take off the lid.
  7. Drain the pasta and put it back into the Instant Pot.
  8. Add the cheeses and cream and mix well until the cheese is all melted.

To make it on the stove

  1. Make your macaroni according to the instructions on the box.

  2. When cooked, drain the macaroni and return to the pot.

  3. Add all the other ingredients and stir until they are mixed and melted.