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macaroni and cheese

(1 rating)
Recipe by
ANNE Hasselbrack
Edgewater, MD

So easy and yummy - I make this all year long. We eat it as the main meal with a green vegetable. It is from the Southern Living Big Book of Christmas Baking (1996).

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For macaroni and cheese

  • 2 c
    dry elbow macaroni (8 oz)
  • 3 c
    shredded cheddar cheese (12 oz)
  • 2
    large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • a few shakes of paprika

How To Make macaroni and cheese

  • 1
    Cook macaroni according to the package. In the meantime: 1) lightly grease a 2 qt baking dish 2) measure milk in a bowl or large measuring cup, add the eggs, salt and pepper and beat lightly 3) shred the cheese
  • 2
    When macaroni is cooked, strain and put 1/3 of the macaroni in the baking dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese. Put another 1/3 of macaroni over the cheese, and top with another cup of cheese. Put the last 1/3 of macaroni on top (no cheese this time), and pour the milk mixture over the macaroni.
  • 3
    Bake covered at 350 for 45 minutes. Uncover and add last 1 cup of cheese and sprinkle with paprika. Re-cover and let sit (turn off oven if you're leaving it on the oven rack) for 10 minutes.