Old Fashioned Mac-N-Cheese

Old Fashioned Mac-n-cheese Recipe

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Candace Lemings


Instant Mac-N-Cheese becomes boring once you've tried the old fashioned version. Be careful, you may never go back to the "easy way"! ;)


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~ 6
30 Min
55 Min


  • 1 (8oz) pkg
    macaroni, elbow
  • 2 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 large
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • ·
    ground paprika to taste

How to Make Old Fashioned Mac-N-Cheese


  1. Cook noodles and drain.
  2. In lightly greased baking dish (13x9") layer 1/3 each of noodles and cheese twice. i.e. noodles, cheese, noodles, cheese.
  3. Top with remaining noodles. RESERVE the remaining cheese.
  4. In a bowl, combing eggs, milk, salt and paprika. Pour over the mac-n-cheese in the baking dish.
  5. Cover dish with foil and bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes.
  6. Uncover and sprinkle with remaining cheese and a pinch or two of paprika.
  7. Re-cover and let stand about 10 minutes.

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About Old Fashioned Mac-N-Cheese

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American

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