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baked macaroni and cheese

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Christine Chamberlain
Durham, NC

A wonderful comfort food. You can add chopped ham and peas, too! Cut down on the cooking time by using a can of evaporated milk for the milk.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
method Bake

Ingredients For baked macaroni and cheese

  • 4 c
    elbow macaroni, cooked
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper
  • 10 oz
    mild cheddar cheese, shredded

How To Make baked macaroni and cheese

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Rinse cooked macaroni with cold water and place in a 3 quart baking dish or 13x9 inch pan.
  • 2
    In a saucepan, melt butter and stir in flour. Gradually stir in milk and then add sour cream. Add salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat until sauce bubbles and thickens.
  • 3
    Reserve 1 cup of cheddar cheese and add the rest to the sauce, stir into the sauce until melted.
  • 4
    Pour sauce over macaroni and mix thoroughly. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. (You could also sprinkle on a little parmesan cheese if you like.)
  • 5
    Bake 1 hour, until bubbly and browned.