Mom's Cheesiest Mac & Cheese

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Lauren Perkins-Boyd

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@Lauren_Perkins-Boyd

My mom makes this recipe for just about every family function we have, everyone loves it. I get as much of the cheese pre-grated as I can, it helps cut down on prep time.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pkg
    large elbow macaroni (16-oz pkg.)
  • 2-4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    flour
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • ·
    lots of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb
    sharp or extra sharp chedder, shredded
  • 1/4 lb
    mild chedder, shredded
  • 1/4 lb
    mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 lb
    swiss cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 lb
    colby jack cheese, shredded
  • ·
    parmesan cheese, shredded (for topping, to taste)

How to Make Mom's Cheesiest Mac & Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions for al dente. Set aside.
  2. Mix cheese together in a large bowl (excluding Parmesan)
  3. In a small bowl add salt, pepper and flour to cold milk, whisk. Set aside.
  4. Spoon 1/3 of the pasta into a lightly greased baking dish (11x15 or 5qt); add dots of butter, top with 1/3 cheese mixture, pour 1/3 milk mixture over cheese (stir each time) – repeat until ingredients are gone.
  5. Top with Parmesan add pepper to taste.
  6. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly and slightly brown on the top. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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About Mom's Cheesiest Mac & Cheese

Collection: Mom Made It Best
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #cheese #mac



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