Homemade mac and cheese, in a glass casserole dish

Easy Homemade Mac and Cheese

Yuri loves mac and cheese and has already prepared several different homemade mac and cheese recipes. He knows how to make homemade macaroni and cheese. He usually chooses a recipe that’s easy to prepare and doesn’t require a ton of ingredients. Yuri makes dinner once a week and chooses himself what he’s going to prepare for us. He loves to cook and almost doesn’t needs our help anymore.

Homemade mac and cheese, served on a white plate
Mac and cheese

The homemade mac and cheese recipe is from the cookbook Koken is leuk! A kids cookbook with delicious recipes in it. The homemade mac and cheese bake needs only 8 ingredients, namely elbow pasta, cream cheese, milk, mustard, grated cheese, pepper, salt and cherry tomatoes. How to make this homemade mac and cheese? Well that’s the easy part. Prepare the pasta, mix the sauce, add both to a casserole and bake.

On the blog is another Mac and Cheese recipe, which is prepared on the stove. Other casseroles on the blog are Baked Sweet Potato Casserole and Green Bean Casserole with Bacon.


Yuri followed the homemade mac and cheese easy recipe exactly as stated in the cookbook.

Comment below if you’re going to try it out, if you have any questions and tag #cosetteiscookin when you post pictures on your socials.

Homemade Mac and Cheese Baked

Homemade mac and cheese, served on a white plate, as seen from above
Mac and cheese

Allergies: gluten, wheat, dairy, tomato, mustardseeds.


250 grams elbow pasta

150 grams soft cream cheese

300ml milk

1 teaspoon mustard

175 grams grated cheese

8 cherry tomatoes




Half the cherry tomatoes. Bring water in a pan to a boil.

Add the elbow pasta to the boiling water and cook for about 7 to 9 minutes. Drain the pasta.

In a bowl whisk the milk, cream cheese, mustard, pepper, salt and half of the grated cheese together.

Pour pasta in a casserole dish. Stir the sauce through the cooked pasta.

Sprinkle with the remaining grated cheese. Place the cherry tomatoes on top.

Bake in a preheated 190°C/375°F oven for 20 minutes.

Serve and enjoy!


  • Recipe source is the cookbook Koken is leuk!
  • Enough for 3 to 4 persons as dinner.
Yuri preparing the mac and cheese, standing in front of the kitchen counter, pouring milk in a measuring can
Yuri preparing the mac and cheese
Homemade mac and cheese, in a glass casserole dish
Mac and cheese

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