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Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Nothing is better than some comforting, homemade macaroni and cheese!"
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50 m servings 541
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, for 6 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  3. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat. Stir in flour, salt, and dry mustard and mix well. Return to heat; pour in milk, stirring constantly until mixture is simmering, thick, and smooth. Add white Cheddar cheese and processed cheese; stir occasionally until melted.
  4. Pour cooked macaroni into a large baking dish, followed by sauce. Stir to combine. Top with bread crumbs. Sprinkle with paprika.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until bread crumbs are golden brown and sauce is bubbly, 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 541 calories; 22.4 61.1 22.8 64 829 Full nutrition

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FANTASTIC!!!! I I made the recipe as is and it’s perfect! I would make no changes at all. This is definitely a crowd pleaser at my house! Thank you for an easy, yummy recipe!

This recipe turned out great. Very creamy and delicious.

While I didn't do the breadcrumb thing and changed up the cheeses a little, this recipe turned out amazing!