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ham and cheese casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Bab Grizzle
Winder, GA

As a young mother of two boys, I wanted to start our own Christmas tradition! Everyone else baked a ham but I wanted to be different! We liked ham and my boys loved mac and cheese! So,... Ham and Cheese Casserole has been OUR family tradition for 25 years!!

(1 rating)
yield 8 -10
prep time 25 Min
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For ham and cheese casserole

  • 1 1/2 lb
    boneless ham, diced
  • 16 oz
    elbow macaroni, cooked
  • 12 oz
    sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 12 oz
    mild chedder cheese, shredded
  • 16 oz
    cottage cheese
  • 4
  • 3/4-1 c
  • 1/3 c

How To Make ham and cheese casserole

  • 1
    Preheat oven 350 degrees. Lightly spray 13x9x2" pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Cook macaroni according to package directions until almost done. Drain.
  • 3
    In very large bowl, combine all ingredients, saving some of the cheddar cheese for the top.
  • 4
    Pour into prepared pan. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until bubbly. Spread remaining cheddar over top. Cover with foil. (This will melt the cheese)
  • 5
    Optional: Sprinkle freshley ground black pepper before eating!!!!

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