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amanda's baked macaroni and cheese

Recipe by
Amanda Lukowski
Lenexa, KS

I wanted a mac and cheese that was cheesy enough for me and me dad. So i made a roux and went from there.

yield 10 -15
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For amanda's baked macaroni and cheese

  • 4 c
    macaroni, elbow
  • 16 Tbsp
    butter, cold (2 sticks)
  • 1 c
  • 8 c
  • 2 tsp
  • pinch
    black pepper
  • 2 c
    french fried onions, crushed (opt.)
  • 1 bag
    shredded cheese, any kind

How To Make amanda's baked macaroni and cheese

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 400
  • 2
    Melt butter in large pot. Then add flour, salt, and pepper. Stir until mixed.
  • 3
    Add milk and desired amount of cheese. Stir until until cheese melt and then take off heat.
  • 4
    In another pot, cook the macaroni. when done, strain and add macaroni to cheese. Mix together.
  • 5
    Place mixture in greased baking pan (Opt: Top with crushed onions)
  • 6
    Bake in oven for 20 minutes

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