Jalapeño Bacon Mac & Cheese

Serves: 8 people"
Cook Time: 30 - 60 min
Method: Smoked
Food: Sides


  • Main


  1. 01

    Preheat smoker to 350°F (propane) or 275°F (electric).

  2. 02

    Boil noodles in a large pot. Drain water and set noodles aside.

  3. 03

    Dice and brown the bacon. Set aside.

  4. 04

    In the same large pot, on medium heat, melt butter then stir in flour. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Ingredients

    • 4 tablespoom Butter
    • 4 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
    • Salt and Pepper (to taste)
  6. 05

    Keep whisking/stirring to keep roux from clumping. Whisk in milk, when combined with the roux - whisk in heavy whipping cream.

  7. Ingredients

    • 1 cup Milk
    • 1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  8. 06

    Keep whisking and add cheeses one at a time, adding the next as the previous one starts to melt. Continue to whisk until sauce is completely melted.

  9. Ingredients

    • 1 cup Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
    • 1 cup Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese
    • ¼ cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  10. 07

    Remove from heat and add in bacon, jalapenos, and noodles. Stir until thoroughly mixed.

  11. Ingredients

    • 1 (16 ounce) box Macaroni Noodles
    • 1 pound Bacon
    • 1 Jalapeño
  12. 08

    Put the mac and cheese in a 9x13 aluminum tray. Smoke for 45 minutes at 350°F (propane) and 1 hr at 275°F (electric). Serve and enjoy!

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