Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese

Kathie Carr


This is an old recipe from Grandma Carr. She got surplus cheese in large blocks and used it to make this dish.

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15 Min
30 Min


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block cheese, 8 ounces, grated, (cheddar or colby)
1 can(s)
evaporated milk (regular size - not small)
eggs, beaten
2 Tbsp
1 pkg
elbow macaroni (1 pound)
salt and pepper to taste


1/4 c
finely crushed soda cracker crumbs or crumbs from toasted bread

How to Make Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook and drain macaroni. Heat milk, eggs, butter, and cheese in a small saucepan until cheese is melted. Stir together macaroni, cheese mixture and salt and pepper. Pour into a buttered casserole and bake for 20-30 minutes until just beginning to brown.
  • 2Optional: Grandma often added some finely crushed soda crackers on top of casserole during the last 10 minutes of baking to give the dish a little crunch.

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About Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta
Other Tag: For Kids

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