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Ranch, Bacon, and Chicken Mac and Cheese

Updated on June 12, 2013

Mac and Cheese has just gotten a makeover! This will be your kid's new favorite Mac and Cheese!


  • 1 Slice Bacon
  • 8 Ounces Elbow Macaroni, (Uncooked)
  • 8 Ounces Boneless and Skinless Chicken Breasts, (Cut into pieces)
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 3 Ounces Italian Blend Shredded Cheese
  • 1 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1/3 Cup Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Fresh Chopped Dill
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Ounces Colby-Jack Shredded Cheese


  1. Cook your Pasta according to the package directions and cook Bacon (til it's crispy) in a Non-stick skillet. Finely Chop the bacon and set off to the side for later.
  2. Add chicken into the skillet you used for the Bacon and sauté until done (about 6 minutes.)
  3. Melt Butter in a saucepan and sprinkle flour evenly into the pan. Cook for 2 minutes stirring constantly. Combine the Milk and Cream of Mushroom Soup and bring to a boil. Cook for 2 more minutes or until it gets thick. Let sauce stand.
  4. Add Italian Cheese Blend, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Dill, and Salt until cheese melts. Now stir in Pasta and Chicken. Preheat Broiler.
  5. Pour into a coated baking dish and sprinkle Bacon and Colby-Jack Cheese over top and Broil for 3 minutes until cheese on top has melted. Bon Apetite! :)
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    • Julia Eppehimer profile image

      Julia Eppehimer 3 years ago

      This looks amazing! I can't wait to try it!

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      Nicole Danielle 4 years ago

      :) let me now how it goes, peachpurple! It's soooo incredibly good!

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      peachy 4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      too good to lose out! Gonna bake those cheese and mac this weekend. Hope the kids enjoy this meal and ask for more. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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      Dil Vil 4 years ago from India

      Simple and looking delicious. Good recipe.

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      Rebecca Mealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      Wow, this really sounds mouth watering. What a unique twist on mac'n cheese.