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super cheesy baked velveeta mac and cheese

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Traci Coleman
Vancouver, WA

This is one of my all time, most favorite dishes. As long as I can remember, my mom and grandma have fixed this recipe - and we always have it at Thanksgiving and Chrismas dinners (my hubby thinks that's weird, but what does he know? hehe). Please note that the measurements are estimated for the milk/cheese, etc. We've always just made it without having a written recipe.

(3 ratings)

Ingredients For super cheesy baked velveeta mac and cheese

  • 1 pkg
    16oz elbow macaroni, cooked per package instructions and drained
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 4 c
  • 1 1/2 lb
    velveeta cheese, cut into small cubes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1
    sleeve of saltine crackers, crushed
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How To Make super cheesy baked velveeta mac and cheese

  • 1
    In saucepan, melt 2 Tbsp of butter. Add flour, combine well. Add milk and cheese, cooking over low-medium heat. Stir constantly, until cheese is fully melted and sauce is slightly thickened. Add salt and pepper and stir.
  • 2
    Place cooked macaroni into a large baking dish. Pour cheese sauce over the noodles.
  • 3
    In small saucepan, melt 3 Tbsp butter. Remove from heat. Pour in crushed saltine crackers and stir to cover crackers with butter.
  • 4
    Sprinkle buttered crackers evenly over the top of the macaroni.
  • 5
    Bake in 350 degree oven for about 25-30 minutes or until hot and bubbly and cracker crumbs are slightly browned.

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