• 18 Ratings

For an irresistible mash-up meal, try this baked mac and cheese that tastes just like fondue! Kids will adore the ooey-gooey Swiss and gruyere, while parents will go wild for the tender shrimp on this mac and cheese casserole.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Kritsada Panichgul

Recipe Summary

30 mins
35 mins to 40 mins at 350°
10 mins
Max Servings:


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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 3-quart casserole with cooking spray; set aside. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain. Return macaroni to pan; set aside.

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  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine shredded Swiss cheese, Gruyère cheese, flour, and garlic. Toss to combine. In a large saucepan heat broth and wine over medium heat just until bubbles form around edge of pan. Add cheese mixture, 1 cup at a time, whisking constantly after each addition until cheese melts. (Mixture may not be completely smooth at this point.) Do not boil. Remove from heat. Season to taste with pepper.

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  • Pour cheese mixture over macaroni; stir gently to combine. Fold in cubed Swiss cheese. Spoon pasta mixture into prepared casserole. Sprinkle crushed crackers evenly over top; dot with butter.

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  • Bake, uncovered, for 35 to 40 minutes or until bubbly and topping is golden.


For best results, shred the cheese just before using. Purchased preshredded cheese does not melt as well.


Reader Recipe

Shrimp Fondue Casserole:

Prepare as directed, except substitute 1 1/2 teaspoons seafood seasoning for the salt and pepper. Stir in 12 ounces fresh or frozen peeled, deveined uncooked small shrimp, halved lengthwise (thawed, if frozen), and 1/2 cup sliced green onions (4) with the cubed Swiss cheese.Nutrition facts per serving: 607 cal., 31 g total fat, (18 g sat. fat), 145 mg chol., 596 mg sodium, 41 g carb., 2 g dietary fiber, 37 g protein

Nutrition Facts

568 calories; total fat 30g; saturated fat 18g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 8g; cholesterol 93mg; sodium 603mg; potassium 182mg; carbohydrates 41g; fiber 2g; sugar 2g; protein 30g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 826IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 4mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 109mcg; vitamin b12 2mcg; calcium 757mg; iron 2mg.


18 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 0