When you’re craving comfort food, there’s truly nothing like the creamy mac and cheese from Panera. By pairing the shell pasta with that cheesy, delicious cheddar cheese sauce, it is definitely love at first bite. This place knows what they’re doing, big time. Now, to celebrate their nationwide delivery service, they've found a way to make this dish even better with Panera Bacon Mac & Cheese. 

This is a complete game-changer in the Panera world, the combo of crispy bacon bits with mac and cheese, especially the rich and velvety mac and cheese from Panera. Just take a minute to let it all sink in. Before you go and plan your next Panera run, you should know that this dish is only available via delivery, and not in stores. But that's Ok! There’s nothing better than curling up on your couch on a rainy day with a nice big bowl of Bacon Mac and Cheese. Absolute summer goals.

Panera began their delivery services back in 2016 and now they deliver to almost 900 cities throughout 43 states nationwide. So, no matter where you’re from, you really have no excuse not to try this cheesy dish. You can order it through their website or on the Panera App because yes, there is an app for that.

You'll want to place your order soon, though. The Bacon Mac & Cheese is only available at Panera by delivery through June 26. It's sad to see such an unreal menu item introduced and then taken away so quickly, but don't worry, it could be coming back. Panera introduced the new mac as a test to see if it's well-liked enough to get added to the regular menu in stores. That means if you like it, definitely make your voice heard, and if the feedback is positive, I’m sure it won’t be long before we see the Bacon Mac & Cheese back in Panera restaurants for good. 

For now, you’ve got some time to try it out in the comfort of your own home. Rent a movie, grab some friends, and order lots of Bacon Mac & Cheeses from Panera. Now that's a night well spent.