There are not many things that can compare to chowing down on a big bowl (or an entire box) of mac and cheese.
This coveted comfort food was always one of my favorite childhood meals, and not much has changed since then.
Seriously, if someone ever tells you you're too old to eat mac and cheese, you should drop that assh*le like a rock because no one needs that kind of negativity in their life.
Mac and cheese is one of those things that is always delicious AF no matter how it's prepared.
But if you've been sticking to the plain old version made straight from the box, I hate to break it to you, but you've been making your mac like an amateur.
It turns out there are tons of ways to step up your snack game and take your beloved meal to a whole new level of bougie-ness.
So we set out to find a bunch of badass mac and cheese recipes that are so good, they'll make you lose your damn noodles.
Take a look at the pictures below to see 25 mac and cheese recipes that will forever change your life.
Crispy Mac and Cheese Waffles
Broccoli Chicken Mac and Cheese
Mac and Cheese Pizza
Avocado Mac and Cheese
Mac and Cheese Stuffed Pretzel Bites with Bacon
Mac and Cheese Tacos
Mac and Cheese Fries with Sriracha Stout Chili
Lobster Truffle Mac and Cheese
Mac and Cheese Sushi Rolls
Bacon Mac and Cheese Lasagna
Grilled Mac and Cheese Sandwich
Fried Mac and Cheese Ravioli
Jalapeño Poppers with Mac and Cheese Cheetos Crust
Bacon Mac and Cheese Egg Rolls
Mac and Cheese Stuffed Meatball Sandwich
Mexican Mac and Cheese
Four Cheese Caprese Mac and Cheese
Mac and Cheese Stuffed Burger Buns
Mac and Cheese with Roasted Chicken, Goat Cheese and Rosemary
Bacon Weave Mac and Cheese Quesadilla
Creamy Four Cheese Brie Mac and Cheese with Ritz Crackers
Mac and Grilled Cheese Tomato Soup
Mini Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese Pizzas
Three Cheese Spinach Artichoke Mac and Cheese
Skinny Cauliflower Mac and Cheese