Creamy Mac and Cheese

Creamy Mac And Cheese

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Leila Hutchins

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@LeilaHutchins

Extra creamy Mac & Cheese

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
8-10
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    [16 oz] elbow macaroni
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter [divided]
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, cubed
  • 2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 tsp
    mustard, spicy brown
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 3/4 c
    dry bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp
    parsley, fresh, minced

How to Make Creamy Mac and Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook macaroni as directed.
  2. Melt 4 tablespoons butter in a large saucepan. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Reduce heat; add cheeses, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir until cheese is melted and sauce is smooth.
  3. Drain macaroni, add to the cheese sauce and stir to coat. Transfer to a greased shallow baking dish. Melt the remaining butter, toss with bread crumbs and parsley. Sprinkle over macaroni.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes, until golden brown.

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About Creamy Mac and Cheese

Course/Dish: Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids



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