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the good stuff - mac n cheese

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Laurie Pearsall
Mount Sherman, KY

I've been making this casserole for years and both my family & customers always love it. I hope you will as well. It's a generous recipe, reheats & freezes well. I like to keep 1 or 2 in the freezer for those "No time to cook" nights. We love it with steamed brussel sprouts and garlic bread.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For the good stuff - mac n cheese

  • 1 - 16oz box
    1 16oz box elbow or rotini macaroni
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 lb
    velveeta cheese, cubed
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 - 12oz can
    evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp
    dried minced onion
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • salt & pepper to taste

How To Make the good stuff - mac n cheese

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • 2
    Spray a 9x13 casserole with cooking spray or rub w/ cold butter.
  • 3
    Boil macaroni till almost done. drain, rinse & drain again well. While this is cooking prepare sauce.....
  • 4
    In a large nonstick pot over medium heat melt butter and add Velveeta cubes and evaporated milk. Stir frequently & watch to avoid scalding. When almost completely melted, add 1 cup shredded cheese & remaining seasonings. Heat through.
  • 5
    Add macaroni to cheese sauce & stir gently to coat. Pour into prepared casserole and top with remaining cheese.
  • 6
    Bake uncovered for 30-40 minutes, until golden brown & bubbly