Best Macaroni & Cheese

Best Macaroni & Cheese Recipe

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Kathy Faris


I'm asked to make this alot. This is another recipe from my mom. She always served it with her meat loaf (recipe also posted).

Beats out of the box kind any day of the week!

★★★★★ 2 votes
15 Min
30 Min


16 oz
box elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c
4 Tbsp
1 lb
block colby cheese
salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Best Macaroni & Cheese


  • 1Cook macaroni in salted boiling water until al-dente. Do not overcook or it will be mushy once it cooks in the oven.
  • 2Shred cheese in food processor, put aside.
  • 3Combine milk, butter, salt & pepper.
    Heat in microwave just until butter is melted. Whisk together.
  • 4Layer half the macaroni in a 9x13 casserole dish.
  • 5Sprinkle half the cheese over macaroni.
  • 6Pour half the milk mixture over.
  • 7Repeat with remaining macaroni, cheese and milk mixture.
  • 8Bake uncovered for 30 minutes at 350.

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About Best Macaroni & Cheese

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