How to Make Mac & Cheese Viral TikTok: 3 Delicious Recipes and 1 Less Delicious

How to Make Mac & Cheese Viral TikTok: 3 Delicious Recipes and 1 Less Delicious

Gourmets from all over the world have taken to TikTok to show off their favorite Mac & Cheese recipes. Here are three of the tastiest options and one not-so-tasty one that went viral because of a secret ingredient.

Along with its viral dances and songs, TikTok also has quite a few foodies showcasing their favorite homemade recipes on the short video app. In February 2021, TikTok users went berserk when they learned that Feelgoodfoodie was offering a classic Finnish dish: feta pasta.

Since then, his viral video has received over a billion views, with users uploading videos showcasing their interpretation of the dish.

Now the classic Mac & Cheese has taken over the app with a variety of options including a wide range of ingredients from around the world. Here are three of the best tasting options, plus one not-so-tasty option that went viral for its secret ingredient.

Southern Mac and Cheese

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@riecookss

Southern Baked Mac and Cheese a bit late sorry for my vote #SkipTheRinse #macandcheese #riecookss #southerncooking

♬ Cooking video at 4 am – Dvorin

If you’re looking for something a little more out of the ordinary than usual, TikToker’s Southern take on the classic Riecookss has racked up over 4.2 million views since her video was posted.

  • Boil pasta in chicken broth
  • Add pasta to a saucepan with 2 pieces of butter and 1.5 cups of sour cream.
  • Season with garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper and paprika for color.
  • Freshly grated cheddar, mozzarella, colby and Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Add homemade custard (recipe below)
  • Lay out the cheese and pasta in layers, making sure the cheese is on top.
  • Add paprika on top for color and put in the oven.

Custard Recipe:

  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1 cup heavy whipped cream
  • 2 eggs

Mac and cheese in the oven

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@cookiterica

Baked Mac & Cheese is viral 🧀 #bakedmacandcheese #macandcheese #ceoofsauwce #tiktokfood #easydinner #fetapasta #easyrecipe

Soul Catcher – MichaelovMusic

If you’re looking for a more traditional type of macaroni and cheese, TikToker CookitErica has an option for you that leaves you with only one dish to wash when you’re done.

However, she mentions that her “regular” way of cooking makes the dish more wholesome.

  • Start by adding a piece of your favorite cheese to the middle of the baking dish.
  • Wrap cheese with macaroni
  • Add two cups of milk to pasta. Alternatively, you can add two cups of heavy cream.
  • Add the grated cheese on top of the dish and season to taste.
  • Bake 30 minutes

Kraft Fancy Mac and Cheese boxed

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@maccheesebykraft

I bet you never made a Mac this way. Did we get @Nikki Gillespie right? #TodayILlearned #MotivationMonday #ImObsessed #macandcheese #fyp

♬ LoFi Silent Song (882353) – S_R

Kraft Mac and Cheese has been around for years, has easy instructions, and is available just about anywhere you want to shop.

However, the official Kraft Mac and Cheese account suggested a different way to prepare their boxed dish.

  • Put the noodles in a bowl and cover with water.
  • Turn on the heat and add the cheese powder and half a stick of butter while the noodles cook.
  • Add milk, no need to filter the water

Mac and cheese with raisins

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@texykitchen1

Is it really macaroni and cheese if you don’t add raisins?

original sound – Sickickmusic

TikToker Texykitchen1 took a viral dish from one pot and found a special way to make his video go viral. This is done exactly the same as above, with one extra step.

  • Add raisins in the middle of cooking

So there you have it, four of the best viral mac and cheese recipes on TikTok, broken down into one easy-to-search list. If you’d like to learn more about Feta’s viral pasta options, we’ve got you covered.