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cheesy mac/cheese

Recipe by
Jamie Franks
Lake Milton, OH

I got this over the internet and it sounded good, I adjusted the ingredients the way I want my Mac// cheese

yield 6 0r less
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For cheesy mac/cheese

  • 2 1/2 c
    colored spiral noodles
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    white pepper
  • 3 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded sharp cheese
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded smoked swiss cheese
  • 1 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1/2 c
    crushed cheddar crackers
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How To Make cheesy mac/cheese

  • 1
    preheat oven to 400 Fill a pot with water and add a little salt and a little oil and bring to a boil. Add noodles but only cook for 5 minutes. You want them still firm. Drain and set aside.
  • 2
    Now melt the 1/4 cup of butter in saucepan, then stir in flour, stirring constantly. Once the flour starts to turn yellow add thyme,cayenne,and white pepper. Then whisk in 1 cup of milk till smooth
  • 3
    Once smooth pour in the other two cps and whisk again. bring to a simmer. Stir in Worcestershire sauce, and salt. Simmer till it thickened. Once it is thick enough, take off heat add 2 1/4cups of the cheese and stir till melts. Add Dijon mustard.
  • 4
    Now add the cooled macaroni and stir till well mixed then put in greased baking dish. Melt the 1 tablespoon of butter and mix with your cracker crumbs. Sprinkle the buttered cracker crumbs over the noodles then add the remaining 3/4 cheese over that.
  • 5
    Bake till cracker crumbs and cheese are golden brown. Mine took about 25 minutes, this depends on your oven.

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