Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Liz D.

By
@CrazyCatLady1103

A family favorite!


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Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
elbow macaroni or small shells
8 oz
cheddar cheese, shredded
butter
salt and pepper
whole milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Spray 8x8 dish with Pam.
2
Cook pasta to al dente, per instructions on box. Drain.
3
Layer half of pasta on bottom of dish and dot with butter. Salt and pepper and layer with 1/2 the shredded cheese.
4
Layer again with remaining pasta. Salt and pepper and sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
5
Add milk to where it's just below the top layer of cheese.
*Make sure you use whole milk - I've tried it using 2% and it doesn't cook right*
6
Bake 45 minutes or until the top turns a golden brown. Remove from oven and let it set for about 10 minutes before serving.
7
This is a good size for 2-3 people. I've made it for more people using a 9x13 dish. If you're going to use a 9x13 dish, use 2 1/2 cups pasta (I like elbow macaroni and small shells) and 16 oz. shredded cheddar cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids