BAKED BACON MACARONI AND CHEESE CASSEROLE RECIPE

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We all have those days where we want to just come home, take our heels off, and eat some comfort food, right? Here at Best Friends For Frosting, some of our absolute faves are cupcakes, chocolate milk, and of course- homemade mac and cheese! Nothing brings more comfort than the taste of warm mac and cheese straight from the oven. It brings back childhood memories, and serves as the perfect meal for gathering around the table and making new ones as well! The only thing not so comforting about comfort food though, is that it can sometimes be a little bad for you! But now thanks to Horizon®, we can finally get the best of both worlds – our favorite comfort food AND taking comfort in the fact that you’re enjoying a product made with organic ingredients.

There are simply times when you need a little comfort food, and Horizon provides the best solution. Anyone can make a great meal for their family by using Horizon ClassicMac™ Macaroni and Mild Cheddar Cheese as a base and adding to it. Moms will take comfort in the fact that, even after a long day, they can provide a great warm meal for their whole family, in thirty minutes or less!

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Horizon® Mac & Cheese allows you to take comfort in the fact that you’re eating something great tasting, yet certified USDA Organic and made from real ingredients. It’s a win-win! And today, we’re thrilled to be sharing one of our absolute favorite simple recipes with you to make your own at home, Baked Bacon Macaroni and Cheese Casserole. But if you need more inspiration for fantastic mac and cheese dishes, check out Horizon MAC-N-ATOR™

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BAKED BACON MACARONI AND CHEESE CASSEROLE
Yield: 4 servings
Variety: Bold
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

-1 box Horizon Macaroni and Mild Cheddar Cheese
-4 ounces Horizon Organic cream cheese
-6 cups water
-¼ cup Horizon Organic reduced fat milk
-2 Tbsp Horizon Organic unsalted butter
-1/2 cup Horizon shredded cheddar cheese
-1 cup frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
-1/2 cup cooked bacon crumbles
-1 cup herb Panko

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare Macaroni & Cheese according to package directions. Stir in cream cheese and cheddar cheese. Add broccoli.
2. Combine Panko and bacon crumbles. Spray 8×8 casserole dish and pour in Macaroni & Cheese. Top with breadcrumb mixture. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until topping is golden brown.

Enjoy Horizon Mac & Cheese as a versatile meal and keep your family happy. Try different vegetables in the dish to promote alternative uses of Horizon products or let your imagination take over.

Horizon is a pioneer in the organic industry. Every choice they make is carefully considered with National Organic Program (NOP) guidelines in mind. Horizon Mac & Cheese is made with these guidelines and the happy family in mind. For more information, visit Horizon’s website for more information.

Enjoy Horizon Mac & Cheese as a versatile meal and keep your family happy.  Try different vegetables in the dish to promote alternative uses of Horizon products or let your imagination take over.

 

Horizon is a pioneer in the organic industry.  Every choice they make is carefully considered with National Organic Program (NOP) guidelines in mind.  Horizon Mac & Cheese is made with these guidelines and the happy family in mind.  For more information, visit Horizon’s website for more information.

This conversation is sponsored by Horizon. The opinions and text are all mine.

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