The Ultimate Boxed Mac and Cheese Hack

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The Ultimate Boxed Mac and Cheese Hack that only takes 8 minutes to make, no straining the noodles and it is extra creamy and flavorful and flipping GOOD!

  • Cook Time: 8 mins
  • Total Time: 8 mins

Yield: Serves 2-3 1x


  • 1 6-ounce box mac and cheese
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter or ghee
  • 1 slice organic cheddar cheese
  • Pinch of sea salt and black pepper to taste


  1. In a medium pot, add the noodles, water, milk and butter and bring to a boil
  2. Add in the powdered cheese packet from the box and simmer for about 8 minutes, stirring every minute or so
  3. After 8 minutes, season with salt and pepper to taste and add in the piece of cheese and mix well and enjoy while warm!


*Store leftovers in fridge for 5 days

  • Author: Rachel