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Thoughtful Thursday 5-CHEESE MACARONI & CHEESE

6 cups cooked elbow macaroni, drained 
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar, plus ¼ cup for topping 
2 cups shredded jack, plus ¼ cup for topping 
4 tablespoons butter 
1 tablespoon garlic, crushed 
3 cups heavy cream 
½ cup brie, rind removed 
1 cup cream cheese, softened 
1 cup parmesan, grated 
2 tablespoons sugar 
 sea salt, to taste 
 cayenne pepper, to taste 
 
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat 9X13-inch baking dish with non-stick spray. Add 
cooked macaroni to pan then mix in 1-cup cheddar & 1-cup jack cheeses. 
2. In a medium saucepan add butter and garlic then sauté over medium heat for 1 minute. Mix 
in heavy cream, brie, cream cheese & parmesan. When mixture is creamy, add sugar, salt & 
pepper to taste. Pour cream sauce over pasta & top with remaining cheddar & jack cheeses. 
3. Cover with foil & place in oven for 30 minutes. Remove foil & continue baking for 20 more 
minutes. 
 servings: 12 / prep time: 20 minutes / cook time: 60 minutes 

 

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