Mascarpone and Sharp Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese

Hook's sharp cheddar cheese is aged one year and lends bright, bold flavor to this mac and cheese. While, Crave Brothers Mascarpone adds a luxurious and velvety creaminess. All it takes is one spoonful - and you'll be hooked!

Mascarpone and Sharp Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese


Ingredients List


Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Cheddar or Mascarpone can be used in this recipe.


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain. Transfer to a large bowl; keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter with cream in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low; gradually whisk in mascarpone and cheddar until smooth and melted.
  3. Add sauce to pasta; gently toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe Tip

Any brand of Wisconsin mascarpone or sharp cheddar cheese can be used.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Crave Brothers Mascarpone is made on a farmstead operation. The cheese is made right on the farm, where the cows produce the milk for that cheese. Only that herd produces milk for the Crave Brothers cheese.

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