Mac-N-Cheese-N-Crackers

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Laurie Lott

By
@TendHerHart

This recipe has a secret ingredient that only you, me and some cute little elves know about!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6 to 8 big appetites!
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

1 medium
onion, diced
1 stick
butter
2 c
butter crakers, crushed (I use Keebler Club)
1 tsp
pepper
1 lb
macaroni, elbow
1 1/2 c
milk
2 pkg
Cracker Barrel Vermont Chedder Cheese

How to Make Mac-N-Cheese-N-Crackers

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large pot, cook macaroni according to manufacturers directions.
  • 2While macaroni is cooking, melt butter in a medium sauce pan over medium heat.
  • 3Add diced onion and cook till translucent/clear, being careful not to brown onion.
  • 4When onion is translucent/clear, remove from heat and add cracker crumbs and stir.
  • 5Reduce heat to low, return pan to stove, add milk and stir.
  • 6To cracker an milk mixture, add cheese that has been cut into small cubes (or you can shred it, allowing for faster melting).
  • 7Stir constantly (so that it does not burn) until cheese is thoroughly melted and incorporated in to a smooth mixture.
  • 8Remove macaroni from heat and drain. Do not rinse.
  • 9Carefully combine cheese mixture and macaroni together.
  • 10Serve as is or, if you are like me and like a crunchy top, transfer the mixture to a buttered baking dish, top with more buttered, crushed, cracker crumbs and bake uncovered in a pre-heated 350 degree oven for 1/2 hour.
  • 11Be prepared, you will never make macaroni and cheese any other way again!!!!

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About Mac-N-Cheese-N-Crackers

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Other Tag: For Kids