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homemade baked macaroni and cheese

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Jacky Friedman
Ft Myers, FL

This recipe was handed down to me from my Mom who learned it from her Mom. My whole family loves it!! Can be served as either a main dish or side dish. Great either way.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For homemade baked macaroni and cheese

  • 2 lb
    elbow macaroni, cooked
  • 2 lb
    extra sharp white cheddar cheese
  • 1 qt
    whole milk only
  • dash
  • dash

How To Make homemade baked macaroni and cheese

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    In Large saucepan, cook macaroni until just done. Drain. While macaroni is cooking, slice cheese in quarter to half inch thick slices. About 3 inches long and 2 inches wide or the width of the cheese.
  • 3
    After macaroni is cooked and drained, add half to 9 x 13 casserole. Single layer half the cheese across top of macaroni. Add salt and pepper to top but not alot. Just to cover. Layer rest of macaroni on top. Add rest of cheese as before. Add salt and pepper.
  • 4
    Pour in milk to just passed half or 3 quarters full.
  • 5
    Place in oven for approx 45 mins to one hour until cheese is golden brown. Enjoy.

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