How do we know it's an irresistible pairing? You've told us! Mac & cheese is one of the most-searched-for recipes on our website, and we've got dozens of versions flavored with all kinds of crazy-delicious ingredients (bacon! jalapenos!). These are the most popular (and pinned) versions ... ever!

Stovetop Cheddar Mac

Stovetop Cheddar Mac

Your #1 fave comes together in minutes!

Recipe: Try our Stovetop Cheddar Mac

BLT Creamy Mac & Cheese

blt creamy mac n cheese

Your favorite sandwich gets incorporated to your childhood favorite meal. What could be better?

Recipe: Try our BLT Creamy Mac 'n' Cheese

Cheesy Mac & Trees

Cheesy Mac and Trees

Adults and kids alike will enjoy this healthful and hearty dish.

Recipe: Try our Cheesy Mac and Trees

Baked Macaroni and Cheddar

Baked Macaroni and Cheddar

A hidden layer of broccoli adds vitamins and fiber, but no one will ever know this comfort-food classic is good for them.

Corn Chowdah Mac & Cheese

Corn Chowdah Mac n Cheese

Serve this dish wish a salad and you've got a soup-salad-pasta combo that can't be beat!

Recipe: Try our Corn Chowdah Mac n Cheese

BLT Mac & Cheese

BLT Mac 'n' Cheese

Because one BLT mac & cheese recipe wasn't enough, we thought we'd share another!

Recipe: Try our BLT Mac 'n' Cheese

Jalapeno Popper Mac & Cheese

Jalapeno Popper Mac 'n' Cheese

Spicy peppers and creamy jack cheese are the perfect combo for corkscrew noodles.

Creamy Carrot Mac 'N' Cheese Fake-Out with Carrot Top Drizzle

Creamy Carrot Mac 'N' Cheese Fake-Out with Carrot Top Drizzle Recipe
Credit: Photography by Kate Mathis

Mac 'n' cheese without the cheese? Don't knock 'til you've tried it!

Baked Macaroni and Gouda

Baked Macaroni and Gouda

Smoky gouda cheese pairs perfectly with sweet Italian sausage and caramelized onions. This one will stick to your ribs.

Recipe: Try our Baked Macaroni and Gouda

French Onion Mac & Cheese

french onion mac n cheese

Serve this as a main dish with a mixed greens salad or as a side with sliced London broil.

Apple Bacon Cheddar Mac & Cheese

Apple-Bacon-Cheddar Mac'n'Cheese

Think of this dish as a macaroni version of cheese fondue.

"6 Cheese Under" Mac & Cheese

6 cheese under mac & cheese

Yes, this mac has six different types of cheeses! Don't wait to bake up this ooey, gooey, soon-to-be favorite.

Spooning Mac & Cheese Fondue

Spooning Mac and Cheese Fondue

Bet you've never had croutons in your mac & cheese before! You may just make a habit of it.

Grilled Chicken and Bacon Mac & Cheese

Grilled Chicken-and-Bacon Mac n Cheese

There's no protein shortage in this well-rounded meal.

Too-Tasty-to-be-Good-for-You Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

Too-Tasty-to-Be-Good-for-You Cauliflower Mac n Cheese

The name says it all: this easy, cheesy cauliflower pasta will become a new (healthy!) family fave.

Mac 'n' Goat Cheese

Mac 'n' Goat Cheese

Spinach, tomatoes and creamy goat cheese is just what your macaroni recipe needed.

Recipe: Try our Mac 'n' Goat Cheese

Classic Mac 'n' Cheese

Mac 'n' Cheese

You can't beat a classic mac 'n' cheese recipe. Hello, Velveeta!

Recipe: Try our Mac 'n' Cheese

Fancy Manchego Mac with Chorizo

Fancy Manchego Mac with Chorizo

A Spanish version of an American classic will keep your dinner interesting and your family satisfied.

Kale Mac 'n' Cheese

kale mac n cheese

This trendy ingredient has even made its way into the most timeless of dishes.

Recipe: Try our Kale Mac 'n' Cheese

Mac & Cheese Patties

Mac 'n' Cheese Patties

Got leftover mac & cheese? Form it into patties, fry 'em up and serve 'em with BBQ sauce!

Recipe: Try our Mac 'n' Cheese Patties

Sweet Onion Mac & Cheese

Sweet Onion Mac 'n' Cheese

A giant dish of French onion-spiked mac and cheese is just what you need on a chilly night.