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Jimmy Buffet’s Spicy Macaroni and Cheese

You don't want to miss out on this perfectly spiced Macaroni and Cheese!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Jimmy Buffet’s Spicy Macaroni and Cheese, Macaroni and Cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 548kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 8 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 pound cream cheese melte melted
  • 2 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning
  • 1/2 pound Cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup sliced jalapenos from a jar
  • 1/2 cup jalapeno juice from a jar
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 1 pound Macaroni


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. In a saucepan melt butter. Add cream cheese and mix until blended. Add heavy cream and whisk. Add jalapeno juice and whisk. Mix in cheddar, stirring until cheddar is completely melted. Mix in sliced jalapenos. Add salt, Tony Chachere's seasoning and flour. 
  • Continue whisking until all ingredients are completely incorporated. Spray loaf pan with pan coating. Layer bottom of a 13 x 9-inch pan with cooked macaroni. Cover with cheddar mixture. Add another layer of pasta and cheddar mixture. Dust top with breadcrumbs. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Recipe by Kaci 
  • This recipe for Jimmy Buffet's Spicy Macaroni and Cheese is a not too hot side dish. If you use pickled jalapeno peppers, like the ones you use for nachos, this isn't too hot. By using the cream cheese in this recipe, this is a very creamy dish that is easy to prepare.


Calories: 548kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 1093mg | Potassium: 227mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 38.2% | Vitamin C: 3.8% | Calcium: 20.7% | Iron: 8.1%
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