Super Creamy Macaroni Salad

Kelly Williams


I make several different kinds of macaroni salads, but this one is my hubby's favorite and the one I make when I need to please everybody! I finally took the time to write it down as I added, so putting it here for safe keeping and so next time I won't have to fiddle with it to get it right! Enjoy!
Photo by me. (It got chopped off, though!) :( I hope they start accepting larger photos soon!!!!


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about 8
10 Min
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2 1/2
cups uncooked macaroni


cups mayo
cup sweet pickle relish
tbl. sugar
tbl. sweet pickle juice from sweet butter pickles
tsp. regular salt
tsp. celery salt
tsp. regular table mustard
tbl. dried minced onion
tbl. milk

How to Make Super Creamy Macaroni Salad


  • 1In large bowl, mix all sauce ingredients except milk, stirring well, set aside. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water to stop cooking and chill, drain again, and stir into sauce mixture. Chill in fridge for 30 minutes to one hour. Stir in 1 Tbl. milk to loosen and serve! Enjoy!
  • 2***SECRET TIP!
    Forgot to put this in here! After you drain your macaroni, put it in a small shallow bowl and pour 1/3-1/2 cup of milk over it. Keep stirring now and then and let the macaroni absorb all or most of the milk. This will take about 20-30 minutes, but WORTH IT. The pasta won't be soggy or anything, but will help GREATLY with stopping the sauce from soaking in too much and be dry. Just drain any excess milk before stirring into the sauce. You will then only have to add a TAD of mayo or milk to refresh the salad instead of a gallon more of mayo!

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About Super Creamy Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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