No Fail Mac & Cheese


Prep Time45 minutes
Recipe TagsMain Course


This recipe is so quick and easy - a kindergartner can do it.


  • 2 c penne pasta, cooked & drained
  • 1⁄2 t kosher salt
  • 4 T butter
  • 2 c jack cheese
  • 1 c milk


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

2. Grease small baking dish with butter, oil or spray with Pam.

3. In the baking dish, make a layer of half the noodles, sprinkle on half the salt and top with pats of butter and 1 cup cheese. Repeat to make another layer of noodles, butter, salt and cheese.

4. Pour in milk until the dish is about 1/3 full of milk.

5. Bake at 400 for 30 minutes, uncovered.