Fabulous Macaroni And Cheese Recipe

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Fabulous Macaroni and Cheese

Dena Flatt


This was given to me years ago from a coworker! Easiest to make on a busy weeknight and even easier to "tweak" it and make it your own by using different combinations of cheese!

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20 Min


35 Min


8 oz
box of macaroni noodles
8 oz
container of sour cream
8 oz
sharp cheddar cheese cubed
8 oz
container of cottage cheese
salt to taste
pepper to taste
parmesan cheese or breadcrumbs to sprinkle on top

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook macaroni noodles according to package directions and drain.
In a large bowl combine sour cream, cheddar cheese and cottage cheese. Add cooked noodles to this and mix well.
Transfer to a lightly buttered (or butter sprayed) 9x13 dish.
Sprinkle parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs or a combination of both on top. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 35 minutes or until the top is lightly browned.
If topping with cheese or breadcrumbs you may add a small amount of milk to the 2nd step depending on how creamy you prefer your macaroni and cheese. I have even added stewed tomatoes from time to time.
You can even double this recipe by simply remembering that for every 8 or 16 ounces of macaroni you use, you will also use the same amount of cheddar and cottage cheeses as well as sour cream. Your baking time will also increase.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy