Potato Chip Crusted Spicy Mac n Cheese



  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tsp dry mustard
  • 1 ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • 2 ½ cups milk
  • Pinch of crushed chili flakes (optional)
  • 3 cups shredded sharp white cheddar
  • 3 cups shredded pepper jack
  • 1 box of macaroni (cooked according to package directions)
  • 1–2 jalapeños, sliced (depending on how spicy you like it)
  • 1 small bag potato chips (we recommend jalapeño or salt and vinegar for a little tang),
  • crushed
  • Hot sauce, if desired


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF and prepare individual ramekins, 13×9 baking dish, or casserole dish with butter.
  2. In a pot, melt butter with flour, dry mustard, garlic powder, cayenne, salt and pepper. Whisk in milk and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, and add cheese, mixing until smooth. Stir in cooked macaroni and sliced jalapeños.
  3. Pour into prepared baking dish and top with crushed potato chips. Bake until golden and bubbly. Serve hot with extra hot sauce.

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