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Grandmother's Macaroni and Cheese

Rated as 4.14 out of 5 Stars
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"This is my grandmother's macaroni and cheese. It is best when cooked in a clay baking dish at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 1 hour."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 309
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until cooked through but firm to the bite, 8 minutes; drain.
  3. Stir macaroni, Cheddar cheese, milk, egg, mustard, hot pepper sauce, salt, and pepper together in a bowl; pour into a baking dish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until brown and thickened, about 45 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 309 calories; 16.6 22.4 17.1 94 344 Full nutrition

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Tasty! Hubby thought it was a little dry, but I thought it was fine. I had some leftover ditalini in the fridge, so I just used that, which made this so quick to put together. I did use shredded...

Most helpful critical review

I added diced honey baked turkey ham and added a little garlic salt to taste. I used shells instead of elbows and it works just fine. My family loved it and the smell is really great

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Tasty! Hubby thought it was a little dry, but I thought it was fine. I had some leftover ditalini in the fridge, so I just used that, which made this so quick to put together. I did use shredded...

I made this last night and WOW is it good!! Never would have thought that mustard and hot pepper sauce would add such punch! The only change I made was to toss the pasta in fried butter with g...

My family thought this mac n cheese recipe was awesome! I haven't found one they like, so this is amazing. I did add a little more milk and low fat cheese to make it a little creamier, but oth...

This is a great basic mac & cheese recipe. The only suggestion for a change would be to sprinkle a layer of grated parmesan cheese over the top. This recipe also doubles very easily so I usual...

This is an excellent style of Mac & Cheese. I made some adjustments. I reduced the milk and added 12 oz of evaporated milk and added 6 oz of sour cream. I then took it to our bowling Christma...

This was very yummy! However, I did make some modifications. I added about a third more cheese and 2-3 tablespoons of butter--it was not dry at all! I also used Dijon mustard and cumin powder...

Very easy to prepare and tasty. My family all gave thumbs up.

I added diced honey baked turkey ham and added a little garlic salt to taste. I used shells instead of elbows and it works just fine. My family loved it and the smell is really great

Make this recipe over and over and over again! Simple and delicious.