Pioneer Macaroni & Cheese

Pioneer Macaroni & Cheese

Ready in 45 minutes

(Betty Crocker, with egg)

This recipe is one I grew up with. It is from the 1950's ring-bound Betty Crocker cookbook. I have seen lots of Pioneer Mac & Cheese recipes online, but none of them include egg. This may have been a modification to the cookbook for a mid-50's printing, but I think it adds a lot to the texture and taste. It also adds a bit more protein to the dish. It's delicious!


4 Cups Macaroni; or similar pasta, Cooked, hot
2 Tablespoons Butter; cut into dots
1 1/4 Cups (1/3 lb.) Sharp Cheddar Cheese; cut into 1/2
1 Teaspoon Salt
1/4 Teaspoon Pepper
2 Large Eggs; beaten
3 Cups Milk

Original recipe makes 6 Servings



1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees

2. Place pasta in buttered casserole dish.

3. Scatter the cheese over the pasta

4. Mix the milk, eggs, salt and pepper.

5. Pour milk mixture over pasta and cheese.

6. Sprinkle with paprika (optional)

Bake 40 to 50 minutes until golden brown on top.

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Pioneer Macaroni and Cheese (with egg)

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My whole family loves the recipe. I do make one change in this recipe. I add more cheese. And my daughter agrees with me about adding more cheese. Really can you ever have to much cheese.
mommiewithacaddie 7m ago

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