Melinda’s Truffle Skillet Mac & Cheese

Melinda’s Truffle Skillet Mac & Cheese

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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12
Created by: Chef Fig


Ingredients for pie filling:

  • 6 tbsp Unsalted butter
  • cups Milk
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • cups Sharp cheddar cheese grated
  • 2 cups Gruyere grated
  • ½ cup Melinda’s Truffle Hot Sauce
  • 1 lb Elbow macaroni
  • Breadcrumbs for topping


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  • In a saucepan, melt 6 Tbsp of butter. When butter begins to bubble, stir in flour and cook for 1 minute. Slowly add milk and whisk until mixture begins to bubble and thicken. 
  • Remove the saucepan from heat and stir in salt, pepper, nutmeg, cheddar cheese, gruyere and Melinda’s truffle hot sauce until melted and well incorporated. Set aside.
  • Bring the pot of water to a boil and cook elbow macaroni to the manufacturer’s directions. Once cooked, drain and rinse with cold water. Stir macaroni into the cheese sauce.
  • Fill two 9” cast iron pans with the macaroni and sprinkle with remaining cheddar and gruyere cheese along with breadcrumbs if desired. Bake for 30 minutes until golden on top.
  • Allow to cool and serve with more truffle hot sauce if desired!