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yummy mac and cheese

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
carol jemison
basom, NY

My family asks for this all the time. It is great even the next day as leftovers. Stays moist and delicious

★★★★★ 1
serves 4 to 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For yummy mac and cheese

  • 2 1/2 c
    uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, cold. divided
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 c
  • 8 oz
    sharp american cheese found in your deli
  • 1 1/3 c
    small curd cottage cheese
  • 2/3 c
    sour cream
  • 2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 c
    butter flavored crackers crushed

How To Make yummy mac and cheese

  • 1
    Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and put in a 9x13 pan sprayed with pam.
  • 2
    Melt 4 tablespoons butter in sauce pan. Add flour and stir until smooth.
  • 3
    Slowly add milk and bring to boil. Stir and boil for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 4
    Reduce heat and add sharp American cheese. Stir until melted. Add cottage cheese and sour cream. Stir
  • 5
    Pour on top of macaroni and stir to coat. Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese on top of macaroni and cheese. Sprinkle crushed crackers on top of shredded cheddar cheese. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and pour on top of crushed crackers.
  • 6
    Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes and enjoy

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