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Video of Creamy 'Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese' Has Us Obsessed

This mac and cheese looks positively dreamy. In fact, it looks so good that your kids will never even know you put healthy butternut squash inside. 

TikTok content creator @cafehailee shares her recipe for the ultimate butternut squash mac and cheese, and you have to see it, to believe it! Mac and cheese with a hidden veggie surprise? You’ve got to try this.

This fall-themed mac and cheese looks so darn good, we can't even! We have a very hard time believing it actually has a healthy vegetable inside. This beautiful recipe, uses half of a butternut squash, cubed, boiled, spiced, and then puréed. If you find cutting a butternut squash intimidating or don’t have the time, you can always buy fresh or frozen, already diced butternut at most grocery stores. Perfection! 

Add freshly-shredded cheese, cream, butter, onion, garlic, and pasta to this stunner, and you’ll have yourself a hit in the making! She tops off this beautiful dish with more freshly shredded cheese and a little panko to give it some crunch! Wowza! 

People who watched the clip were ready to go, and viewer @Catherg7022 said, “What?! Are you kidding me?! I’m going to the store to get the ingredients now!” Our thoughts exactly. Commenter @ChelseaCrall tells us, “One of the most gosh darn comforting foods I ever consumed, this was so fun to make!” This is so good to hear!

We know what we'll be doing with those beautiful butternuts that are just coming out of the garden. We can't wait!