Shipt HQ Potluck Secret Family Recipes: Reed’s Baked Macaroni and Cheese

In shopper communications copywriter Reed’s family, macaroni and cheese is the dish they wait all year long for. This time, Reed was up to the challenge. His seminal piece of work for Thanksgiving is this cottage cheese stuffed macaroni and cheese which earned praise from the whole family and most importantly, his grandmother.

Reed’s Seminal Baked Macaroni and Cheese


  • 8 oz elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups cottage cheese
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Paprika


In a large pot, bring water to a boil and add macaroni. Let cook for 8-10 minutes, until fully cooked.

Strain the macaroni and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine cottage cheese, sour cream, egg, salt and 1 cup of cheddar cheese.

When fully mixed, add in strained macaroni and stir together.

Spray nonstick spray over a baking dish and fill with macaroni and cheese.

Top macaroni and cheese with remaining cheddar cheese and paprika.

Bake macaroni and cheese at 350ºF for 45 minutes. 

Let cool and serve to your whole family!

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