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i've been told it's the "best mac & cheese"

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Melissa Davis
Bolivar, MO

I was given the task of making Macaroni & Cheese for a birthday celebration at work for our supervisor...and Mac & Cheese is his favorite meal from childhood. Oh boy, I needed to find something much better than Kraft for this one! Started reading recipes online and found this one for "Old Fashioned" Mac & Cheese on It was a success, and I was told by several people that it was the best Mac & Cheese they'd eaten. Enjoy!

(1 rating)
yield 7 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For i've been told it's the "best mac & cheese"

  • 2 c
    uncooked macaroni noodles
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 c
  • 1/4
    onion, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 lb
    processed cheese food
  • 1/4 lb
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 lb
    shredded swiss cheese

How To Make i've been told it's the "best mac & cheese"

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • 2
    Prepare the elbow macaroni according to package directions.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium high heat. Stir in the flour until a cream colored paste forms. Then pour in the milk and stir constantly until this comes to a hard boil, then stir for 1 more minute. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • 4
    When the macaroni is cooked, spread 1/2 of it into the bottom of a lightly greased 9x13-inch baking dish. Then layer 1/2 of the grated onion, 1/2 of the salt and pepper and 1/2 of each of the cheeses. Repeat this one more time: macaroni, onion, salt and pepper and cheeses, and then pour the reserved white sauce over all. Top off with small pats of butter to taste.
  • 5
    Cover and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes.

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