Fannie Farmer's Classic Baked Macaroni & Cheese
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macaroni (8 oz or 1 1/2 cups uncooked)
cream (i use heavy whipping cream or half & half)
fresh ground pepper to taste
shredded sharp cheddar cheese (best with good quality name brand)
Preheat oven 400, Pam spray or butter baking dish (I use 1 1/2 qt. or if I double the recipe, I use 9x13) Cook macaroni noodles as directed and drain.
In a large sauce pan, melt butter.
Add salt and pepper to flour, whisk into butter until well blended.
Add milk and cream in gradually stirring constantly.
Bring to boiling point and boil 2 min. stirring constantly.
Remove from heat, add shredded cheddar cheese until all cheese is melted.
Add macaroni to mixture, coat all macaroni.
Transfer to baking dish (pam sprayed or buttered) Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and bake 20 min. until golden brown and bubbly.
Last Updated: Fri, Mar 6, 2015