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Sometimes you want your mac and cheese nice and traditional. But sometimes you’ve just got to dress it up a little. You know, make it fancy. Enter Cooper® Sharp Lobster Mac and Cheese. Because nothing says fancy like a little lobster. And when you add the Cooper® cheese, that’s when it starts really looking sharp. Really, you could hardly get fancier if you put your mac and cheese in a tux.


• 1 16-ounce box dried uncooked cavatappi pasta
• 4 1/2 tablespoons butter
• 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 teaspoon pepper
• 3 cups whole milk
• 8 ounces frozen (cooked) or imitation lobster meat, diced*
• 1 pound Cooper® Sharp White or Yellow cheese, sliced
• bacon crumbles*
• fresh chives, chopped


• Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

• In a 3-quart saucepan, melt butter until sizzling. Stir in flour, salt, and pepper. Add whole milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens, or about 5 to 7 minutes. Reduce heat to low and stir in cheese. Stirring constantly, warm cheese until it is melted, or about 5 to 7 minutes.

• Once cheese is melted, add cooked pasta and coat well. Mix in lobster meat, making sure to incorporate the chunks evenly. Add additional pepper to taste.

• Remove from heat and serve topped with bacon crumbles and fresh chives.


*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

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