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Traditional Homemade Mac & Cheese

Traditional Homemade Mac & Cheese

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8 review(s) averaging 4.5. 88% would make again

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"I halved the recipe & omitted the breadcrumbs. I topped with cheese & browned it. I also added paprika & used more cream than milk. With those changes it was a huge hit. "

- Humbug3

Ingredients

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8 tbl Butter
8 tbl Flour
1 tsp Salt
pepper
2 c milk
2 c cream
4 c cheddar
1 lb macaroni
breadcrumbs

Original recipe makes 8

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Preparation

Melt butter in skillet. Add flour, salt and pepper. Slowly add milk and cream mix while stirring constantly. Boil 2 minutes while stirring. Reduce heat and cook 10 minutes, keep stirring. Gradually add cheddar and simmer until melted. Mix in cooked macaroni. Put everything in a baking dish. Add a layer of breadcrumbs, as much as you like. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes.

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Mine came out grainy and disgusting, I read that adding the cheese while still hot does this, so wait for it to cool before adding.
palaumelissa 1 year ago
Just tried this tonight and it was a HUGE success! Everyone in the family enjoyed it and it was pretty simple to make...I will definitely be making this dish again!
BossHam 1 year ago
Excellent recipe! We put breadcrumbs on 1/2 of it. Yummy!
Wardcomm 1 year ago
I halved the recipe & omitted the breadcrumbs. I topped with cheese & browned it. I also added paprika & used more cream than milk. With those changes it was a huge hit.
Humbug3 2 years ago
Made this dish a few time and its been great everytime....I like to make it for the holidays or if wee go to someones house for a party. Its always a hit with everyone.
gmpoliskey 2 years ago
Very yummy we left out the bread crumbs
Vickievic831 4 years ago
[I posted this recipe.]
SunnyFLErin 5 years ago
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