This is my entry into the #notyouraveragemacncheese challange. This was fun and made me really think outside the box!

1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni (cooked per box instructions)
2 TBSP Flour
2 TBSP Butter
1 – 2 cups Cold Milk
1 cup Colby Jack Cheese
1 cup Mozzarella Cheese
1 TBSP Pizza Seasoning
4 oz bag of Pepperoni
1/2 Red (or green) Bell Pepper
1/2 Medium Onion
1 box Puff Pastry
1 beaten Egg for an egg wash

Cook elbow macaroni to box instructions.

Heat skillet to medium high and melt butter. Adding peppers & onion until onion is translucent. Add pepperoni.

Add flour and cook and roux is formed. Add milk a little at a time until desired thickness is reached.

Add Colby Jack & Mozzarella cheese and stir until combined. Add pizza seasoning.

Cut puff pastry along seams and then cut in half to form rectangles. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of mac ‘n cheese and then top with second pastry section. Use fork to crimp all sides. Use sharp knife to put 2 to 3 slices on top to let steam out. Brush with an egg wash.

Bake in preheated 450 degree oven until pastry rises and is golden brown.


  1. I knew this was a genius idea and you far out did it Tom! No kidding, you killed it, no test run needed! It looked perfect and the dipping sauce was the topper. Saving this.

    • You should try it! You can trying mixing up the pizza part of the mac ‘n cheese. I wanted to add mushrooms but my kids don’t like those.

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