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creamy baked macaroni & cheese

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

This is my favorite macaroni and cheese!

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For creamy baked macaroni & cheese

  • 1
    block (8 oz.) monterey jack cheese
  • 1
    block (8 oz.) mild cheddar cheese
  • 1 box
    (16 oz.) macaroni noodles
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1-2 tsp
  • 3 c

How To Make creamy baked macaroni & cheese

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Shred Blocks of Cheese seprately.
  • 3
    Cook and drain macaroni noodles according to package directions.
  • 4
    While noodles are cooking, melt butter in bottom of a medium sauce pan. Add flour and stir with a wire whisk until smooth.
  • 5
    Add milk to flour roux, salt and monteray jack cheese only. Stir until chesee is incorporated into the milk smoothly and thickened.
  • 6
    Mix together monterey jack cheese sauce, Cooked and drained macaroni noodles. Pour into a 9x13 glass casserole.
  • 7
    Top with grated cheddar cheese.
  • 8
    Bake in oven just long enough for cheese to melt. (5-10 minutes.)