Wisconsin Five-Cheese Bake Recipe
A savory twist on traditional macaroni and cheese made with multiple cheeses for layers of cheese flavor in every bite.
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It is the go to recipe for all the kids birthday parties we have. A recipe which is enjoyed by both kids and adults, it must be the level of cheese that gets them. Oh well, and also the crumblies on top after the broiling stage. This is far from my best recipe, but whatever works, and so for its ability to please it gets 5 starts. Just make sure it doesn't get too dry on you.
Added extra cream. Very good!
This is an amazing base recipe. I have made variations on this several times (the original was a little bland for me). All my family and friends are mac & cheese lovers and this recipe seems to come out on top out of all the ones I have tried. I change up the cheeses and use whatever cheese appeals to me on that day/whatever is in the fridge, usually starting with a six-cheese Italian blend and a sharp cheddar. I sometimes will grate in some extra-sharp cheddar as well. Some asiago gives it some nice kick. I have used Monterey Jack as well. All in all, I try to get about 6 cups of shredded cheese in there (2 more cups than the recipe specifies) to make it super gooey and cheesy. To the ricotta mixture (the genius part of this recipe that makes it so creamy and wonderful), I throw in a little cayenne pepper, as well as extra amounts of the other seasonings to my taste. I omit the parsley and grind in a little salt and pepper. I have also substituted plain greek yogurt for the sour cream. On top, I t
Made for Christmas dinner 2019. It was delish, but a little dry. Made it again and added a little milk and was better. Also, you can use any cheeses you like.
This was delicious!! I used sharp cheddar cheese instead of swiss, used a full cup of sour cream and went a little heavy-handed on the ricotta. I didn't broil it since I didn't want to brown it, it was perfect without! I also added 4 slices of chopped bacon. I will definitely make this again!