Southern Style Easy Mac n Cheese

Southern Style Easy Mac n Cheese

Ready in 45 minutes
6 review(s) averaging 3.8. 83% would make again

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This is a recipe for macaroni and cheese that is very easy to assemble and my family can't get enough. No making a separate sauce for this one.

"My family thought it needed a little bit more cheese ;) very good "

- DreamerHD

Ingredients

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1 box Elbow macaroni; 8oz cooked to package directions
1 Sharp Cheddar Cheese; 12oz shredded
6 tablespoons Butter; cut into pats
1.75 cups milk; do not use skim
1 teaspoon Salt
0.5 teaspoon paprika
0.25 teaspoon ground pepper
1 cup Bread Crumbs mixed with 2 T additional melted butt; optional

Original recipe makes 8

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Preparation

Preheat oven to 375 and cook macaroni according to the package directions. Drain pasta and place 1/2 in greased 13 x 9 x 2 pan. top with half of the shredded cheddar and then top with half of the pats and half the spices. Repeat layers one more time then dump milk over all. You may either bake as is, or add a topping made with the buttered bread crumbs. 30 minutes at 375 degrees or until lightly browned on top.

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This has a nice cheese crust that forms on top, but stays creamy underneath photo by megger89 megger89

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I've been trying to find a perfect Mac n cheese and now I have.
SPB313 5 days 2 hours ago
My family thought it needed a little bit more cheese ;) very good
DreamerHD 1 year ago
Not great. I would try a different cheese if I made it again.
Candace117 2 years ago
My family really enjoyed this!
little_hateful 4 years ago
Don't use Sharp cheddar and don't use 1.75c milk. Try 1 or 1.25c. Will try one more time diff cheese and less milk.
diannreed 4 years ago
Make sure you use real butter and at least 2 percent milk. The bread crumbs are really optional and was added mostly for a little extra crunch. The flavor of this is great even without the topping. [I posted this recipe.]
megger89 4 years ago
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