Wisconsin Holiday Mac and Cheese

This creamy mac and cheese is the ultimate side to any holiday meat or seafood entrée. With a rich three-cheese sauce and crunchy topping, guests will love this dish!

Wisconsin Cheese Wisconsin Holiday Mac and Cheese Recipe
Active Time
30 Minutes



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


  1. Heat oven 400°F.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente; drain.
  3. Meanwhile, melt 1/2 cup butter in a Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour until light brown. Gradually whisk in milk and salt. Bring to a boil; cook and whisk for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Reduce heat to low. Gradually whisk in the cheddar, havarti and asiago until melted. Remove from the heat. Stir in pasta. Season with pepper to taste.
  5. Spoon pasta mixture into a greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Melt remaining butter; toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle crumb mixture and rosemary if desired over top. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until topping is golden brown.

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.

Sartori Rosemary & Olive Oil Asiago cheese won Best of Class at the 2008 World Championship Cheese Contest. With rich, nutty and fruity flavor notes, this special cheese is hand-rubbed with rosemary and Italian olive oil.

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