Showing posts with label Cheddar cheese recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cheddar cheese recipes. Show all posts

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Pumpkin Pineapple Cheddar Cheese Ball

Great for any holiday and the "Pineapple Cheddar Cheese Ball" will have your guest talking about it long after the holiday.


1 (8 oz.) package Philadelphia Cream Cheese
1 (8 oz.) can Doles Sliced Pineapple
1 celery stalk with
1 package of Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Optional orange or red bell pepper cut into Jack-o-lanter’s eyes, nose and mouth. Press eyes, nose and mouth to make the face.


Drain pineapple.

In a mixer bowl add pineapple and cream cheese and beat until well blended.

Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.

Shape cream cheese mixture into a ball; roll in cheddar cheese and place on a platter.

Cut celery stalk so that it is two inches long; insert into the center of the cheese ball.

Serve with crackers.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Three-Cheese Macaroni with Bacon

Cheesy, rich, delicious--just what you expect in macaroni and cheese.


1⁄4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
1⁄4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1⁄4 tsp salt
1 teaspoon garlic
8 ounces small shell pasta, cooked
6 slices  bacon, cooked and chopped
1 slice whole-wheat bread, processed into crumbs
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
4 Tablespoons butter
1 1⁄2 cups skim milk
2 tbsp all-purpose flour


Preheat the oven to 375° F.

Prepare a 9" x 13" casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.

Place the 2 Tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan, melt over medium-low heat, and cook until foaming.

Add the flour and stir well with a wooden spoon for 1 to 2 minutes.

Slowly pour in the milk, whisking to incorporate.

Cook, stirring occasionally, until the mixture thickens, about 15 minutes.

Add the Swiss, cheddar cheeses, and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.

Stir to combine and heat the sauce until the cheese is just melted.

Season with salt.

In a large mixing bowl, combine the sauce, bacon, and cooked macaroni; toss to coat.

In the microwave melt 2 Tablespoons.

Combine the butter, breadcrumbs and Parmesan in a small bowl and mix.

Pour the pasta mixture into the prepared baking dish.

Top with the breadcrumb mixture.

Bake uncovered until bubbly and golden, about 15 - 25 minutes.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Old Fashion Macaroni & Cheese

Macaroni & Cheese

Your family won’t stop asking for you to make their newly founded favorite dish of macaroni and cheese now! 


2 cups macaroni
3 ½ cups milk
½ cup beer
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 cups grated cheddar cheese
4 Tablespoons flour
2 Tablespoons butter


Cook macaroni in boiling salt water 20 minutes.

Let the macaroni drain.
Mix together the sea salt, flour and cheese in a large bowl.
Butter a large baking dish.
Place a thin layer of macaroni in the bottom of the baking dish.
Cover the macaroni with a layer of the cheese mixture.
Repeat layers until the macaroni is about ½ inch away from the top of the baking dish. The last layer is the cheese mixture.
In a large bowl add milk and beer; mix well and pour over macaroni until it covers the top layer.
Bake 35 minute at 325 degrees.
Sprinkle with bread crumbs.
Bake for another 15 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
Serve hot.