Home made baked Macaroni and Cheese

Linda Ashby


Original from my mother, as I grew up, we got this on Sundays after church usually with a roast or fried chicken, Love southern cookin!


★★★★★ 7 votes

20 Min
40 Min


  • 1lb box
    macaroni, elbow
  • 1/2 stick
    butter(no margarine)
  • 3/4 - 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 c
    whole or 2% milk
  • 3 c
    sharp grated cheese( cracker barrel is good)

How to Make Home made baked Macaroni and Cheese


  1. Boil the box of macaroni in large pot of lightly salted water till nearly done(10-12 min) drain and rinse with hot water, set aside.
  2. In a med saucepan make a white sauce by melting the butter (may use less if desired but at least 3 tablspoons), slowly add the flour to the butter and stir into the butter as you slowly heat, keep stirring and watching this as you add enough flour to get a nice thick paste, do not brown, now add the milk and salt pepper, and dry mustard and wisk or stir continously over med high heat till a slight boil. when this has thickened , add 2 cups of grated cheese and fold together with the drained macaroni, Pour this mix into a buttered 2 qt. casserole dish, next sprinkle the top with the extra cup og grated cheese and if desired a few bread crumbs. salt and pepper. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven till cheese is bubbly and golden, (about 35 min)

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