Mug Cakes & Meals Microwave Macaroni and Cheese in a Mug 4.43 from 683 votes Create a Profile! × Sign Up Already have an account? Sign In Jump To Recipe Jump To Video Save Recipe In a time crunch? My microwave macaroni and cheese is quick to whip up and calls for just a few ingredients, making this mug recipe a fan favorite. By Gemma Stafford | January 5, 2020 | 711 Last updated on May 10, 2022 This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure for details. Hi Bold Bakers! Microwave Macaroni and Cheese in a Mug may change the way you make this family favorite forever! My macaroni and cheese recipe is made with real ingredients and ready in a few microwave minutes. Say goodbye to those dried macaroni boxes because from here on out you can make your mac and cheese cheaper, faster and better. How To Cook Mac and Cheese in a Mug My homemade mac and cheese can be mixed and cooked in a single mug. Many people are amazed that you can cook pasta quickly and easily in the microwave. If you are, then you might be blown away that you can add three other ingredients to make a delicious cheesy sauce. Using just milk, cheddar and cornstarch, you can make this rich mug meal in no time. This mug recipe is perfect for lunch or dinner and will even work really well as a filling snack. To save you even more time, make your Microwave Macaroni and Cheese the night before and microwave the next day. Get 100 more Mug Meals on my Mug Meals Collection Page! Try These Recipes! 2-Minute Microwave Brownie Bowl2-Minute Microwave Carrot Cake BowlMicrowave Chocolate Lava Cake Bowl Recipe For Two2-Minute Microwave Red Velvet Cake Bowl Watch The Recipe Video! Play Microwave Macaroni & Cheese in a Mug 4.43 from 683 votes Print Recipe Add to Favorites Loading… In a time crunch? My macaroni and cheese is quick to whip up and calls for just a few ingredients, making this mug recipe a fan favorite. Author: Gemma Stafford Servings: 1 Lunch Cheese Single Serving Less than 30 Minutes Mug Prep Time 5 minutes minsCook Time 5 minutes minsTotal Time 10 minutes mins In a time crunch? My macaroni and cheese is quick to whip up and calls for just a few ingredients, making this mug recipe a fan favorite. Author: Gemma Stafford Servings: 1 Ingredients ⅓ cup (28g/1oz) pasta¾ cup (175ml/6fl oz) water, cold4 tablespoons milk1/2 teaspoon cornstarch (aka cornflour)4 tablespoons cheddar cheese , gratedsalt and pepper Instructions In a large microwavable mug or large bowl add in the macaroni and the water. You need a large mug as the water will boil up.Microwave for roughly 3 ½ minutes. You want the pasta to be fully cooked. (Timing is based on my 1200w microwave so your timing might vary)Pour off the remaining cooking water.Stir in the milk, cornstarch and shredded cheese and microwave for a final 60 seconds to create your sauce. Stir well, season with salt and pepper and enjoy. Recipe Notes Cooking time will vary greatly depending on your microwave and the width and depth of the mug. Always keep a close eye on your mug while in the microwave so it doesn’t overflow or overcook. Nutrition Facts Microwave Macaroni & Cheese in a Mug Amount Per Serving (1 Recipe) Calories 183 Calories from Fat 51 % Daily Value* Fat 5.7g9%Saturated Fat 3g19%Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat 0.9gCholesterol 12mg4%Sodium 231.1mg10%Potassium 9.3mg0%Carbohydrates 22.9g8%Sugar 2.9g3%Protein 8.9g18% Calcium 90mg9% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.