Smoked Mac and Cheese

5 from 1 vote

Smoked Mac and Cheese

This smoked mac-and-cheese is one of those dishes that immediately envelop many people in a warm, comforting embrace of nostalgia. You'll be blown away by the smoky, cheesy flavors in this Smoked Mac and Cheese. 
Servings 8
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 5 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins


  • cups  dry/uncooked mac
  • 1/2  stick  salted butter-melted
  • cups  milk (1 or 2%)
  • cups  heavy whipping cream
  • 12  ounce  colby cheese (cubed or shredded)
  • 12  ounce  pepper jack (cubed or shredded)
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Mexican cheese shredded
  • bread crumbs
  • 1/2  chopped sweet onion
  • chopped up red pepper
  • 8 strips  bacon


  • Set pellet grill at 250°F.
  • Mix all ingredients together (except those listed in extra ingredients) and put them into a 9” x13” pan.
  • Smoke for approximately 2 hours, mixing every 30 minutes.
  • Remove it from the smoker when the consistency is right and add some shredded cheese (normally Mexican mix), then some bread crumbs to the top.
  • Broil at 400 °F for 5-6 minutes until brown.
  • If you want, add 1/2 a chopped sweet onion, a chopped up red pepper, and 6-8 strips of bacon. 
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon, Smoked

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  1. Brenda Willey says:

    5 stars
    The best Mac and cheese ever! Creamy, delicious and hard to have just one serving! My family wants it all of the time! I love my Z Grill!

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