Wisconsin Style Mac and Cheese Recipes

Wisconsin is known internationally for its cheese, so it makes sense that some of the best mac and cheese recipes come from America’s Dairyland.


Wisconsin Style

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Roasted Jalapeño Four Cheese Macaroni

  • 3 jalapeño chiles
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin smoked gouda cheese, shredded
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) Wisconsin 3-pepper colby jack or pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) Wisconsin fontina cheese
  • 5 cups (20 ounces) Wisconsin aged cheddar cheese
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Caramelized Onion Mac and Cheese

  • 5 cups onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) whole wheat macaroni
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4 cups (12 ounces) Wisconsin Benedictine cheese, shredded
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Creamy Four Cheese Mac with Bacon

  • 1 pound medium shell pasta
  • 1 pound bacon, cooked
  • 8 ounces Wisconsin cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin colby jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) Wisconsin mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) Wisconsin provolone cheese, shredded
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Beer, Brat and Butterkäse Mac

  • 4 bratwursts
  • 24 ounces beer, your favorite variety
  • 1 pound elbow pasta
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin butterkäse cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin monterey jack cheese, shredded
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Grilled Juustoleipa Mac and Cheese Salad

  • 2 cups elbow pasta, dry
  • 2 ears sweet corn, in husks
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 14 ounces Wisconsin juustoleipa cheese
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes
  • 1 pound asparagus
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Creamy Mac con Chicharrónes

  • 8 ounces pasta shells
  • 1/2 pound Brussels sprouts
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin Creama Kasa cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup chicharrónes (fried pork rinds), crushed
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Pepato Cheese and Artichoke Bake

  • 1 pound elbow pasta
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin gouda cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin pepato cheese, shredded
  • 1 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
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Smoky Mushroom Mac and Cheese

  • 1 pound cavatappi pasta
  • 3 Portobello mushroom caps
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups half and half
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) Wisconsin smoked gouda cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin BellaVitano cheese, shredded
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Butternut Squash and Beer Mac and Cheese

  • 1 butternut squash, small or medium
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) beer, IPA or Pilsner
  • 1 pound conchiglie pasta
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Ultimate Creamy Baked Wisconsin Macaroni and Cheese

  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin fontina cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin muenster cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin colby cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) Wisconsin asiago cheese, grated
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