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Down Home Macaroni and Cheese

Rated as 4.62 out of 5 Stars

"Try this delicious, quick and reliable side dish for any night of the week."
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Melt 3 tablespoons of the butter in large saucepan on low heat. Blend in flour and salt; cook and stir 1 minute. Gradually add milk; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Add prepared cheese product and 1-1/2 cups of the shredded cheese; stir until melted. Stir in macaroni.
  2. Pour into lightly greased 1-1/2-quart casserole. Melt remaining 1 Tablespoon butter; toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle casserole with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and bread crumb mixture.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

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Outstanding! After reading all 259 reviews this is what I did: (note, I doubled the recipe) I lightly sprayed a 13x9 pyrex with cooking spray, I measured out 4 cups of dry elbow macaroni, cooked...

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It was an average homemade macaroni & cheese. My only suggestion is to only cook your noodles for half the time - so they are not already "done" when you put them in the oven. If you only "hal...

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Outstanding! After reading all 259 reviews this is what I did: (note, I doubled the recipe) I lightly sprayed a 13x9 pyrex with cooking spray, I measured out 4 cups of dry elbow macaroni, cooked...

It was an average homemade macaroni & cheese. My only suggestion is to only cook your noodles for half the time - so they are not already "done" when you put them in the oven. If you only "hal...

I've been using this as my primary mac and cheese recipe for years and everyone raves on how good it is. I just HAVE to make it for all family functions. I'm from the south and we take mac and...

I didn't have any of this but Hubs did and the man of few words said it was "very, very good - crunchy and creamy." And when asked how many stars he assigned it five without hesitation. Since he...

YUM YUM YUM! This is very good. I have made this several times already. My son aks me to make this, no more boxed stuff. I cut down on the prp time by making the white sauce in the micowave ...

We liked this pretty well. For the reviewer that commented about the floury taste, be sure to let milk and flour mixture lightly boil, stirring constantly, for at least 3 - 5 minutes before add...

This IS comfort food! I like to preprep this the night or morning before dinner, cover and put it in the fridge, and pop it in the oven while I prepare the dinner's meat course. I cook my elbow ...

This may be the best recipe I have gotten off this site! I have never had such amazing mac and cheese. This will be my recipe forever and may start going to pot lucks. I really can't say enou...

I have been making this for a while now and it is one of my favorite dishes. I double the recipe and use 3 bricks of my favorite cheese (usally sharp cheddar) instead of velvetta. You can also j...