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old-fashioned baked mac & cheese

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Nancy Gregory
Macomb, MI

My mother made this on cold, wintery nights and when I had friends over, at my request. :)

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For old-fashioned baked mac & cheese

  • 1 lb
    elbow macaroni, cooked
  • 4 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    salt (or to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 c
    evaporated milk
  • 2
  • 1 1/2 c
    crushed potato chips or toasted bread crumbs

How To Make old-fashioned baked mac & cheese

  • 1
    Spray bottom of 9x13 pan with non-stick cooking spray. Cook macaroni per directions on box, drain.
  • 2
    Cover bottom of pan with 1/3 of the cooked macaroni. Then cover with 1/3 of the cheese, followed by 1/3 of the butter cut into pats. Sprinkle with salt and cayenne pepper and repeat. Top with layer of cheese.
  • 3
    Mix the eggs and milk together until mixed well. Pour over the layered macaroni and cheese.
  • 4
    Sprinkle top with crushed chips or bread crumbs. Bake at 350* for 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown.