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grams' mac n cheese

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Shirley Cooper
South St. Paul, MN

40 yrs ago I made homemade mac n cheese for my husband as a treat. He loved it, insisted on nothing but homemade since. After several attempts, I perfected it to my families taste...still make it and they love it.

(2 ratings)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 45 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For grams' mac n cheese

  • 1/4 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 5 c
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    dry mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 c
    sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 c
    velveeta cheese cut in cubes
  • 1
    big handful of shredded parmesan cheese
  • a splash of worcestershire sauce
  • 16 oz
    elbow macaroni cooked al dente

How To Make grams' mac n cheese

  • 1
    Combine butter, milk, cornstarch, dry mustard salt and pepper in good size cooking pot. Heat on med to med high until it starts to boil stirring constantly. Continue stirring for 5 minutes (absolutely necessary so it cooks and thickens)
  • 2
    When finished cooking and thickening remove from stove and add all velveeta all the parmesan and all but a big handful of sharp cheese to the mix. Mix thoroughly until all cheese is melted.
  • 3
    Add cooked elbow macaroni and worcestershire to the cheese mixture and stir until all is coated evenly.
  • 4
    Spray a 10-13 pan with cooking spray and pour mixture into pan. Sprinkle the leftover cheddar cheese all over the top. Bake at 375 about 25 minutes, the cheese on top should be golden. Remove from oven, let sit for 5 minutes and enjoy.