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fannie farmer's classic baked macaroni & cheese

(1 rating)
Recipe by
PJ Humble
Summerville, SC

In my opinion, this is the most INCREDIBLE AMAZINGLY MOST SCRUMPTIOUS Macaroni & Cheese out there!! It's from a 1946 edition of Fannie Farmer's Boston Cooking School Cookbook. I KNOW your family will love this!!

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For fannie farmer's classic baked macaroni & cheese

  • 1 box
    macaroni (8 oz or 1 1/2 cups uncooked)
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    cream (i use heavy whipping cream or half & half)
  • 1/2 tsp
  • fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 2 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese (best with good quality name brand)
  • 1/2 c

How To Make fannie farmer's classic baked macaroni & cheese

  • 1
    Preheat oven 400, Pam spray or butter baking dish (I use 1 1/2 qt. or if I double the recipe, I use 9x13) Cook macaroni noodles as directed and drain.
  • 2
    In a large sauce pan, melt butter.
  • 3
    Add salt and pepper to flour, whisk into butter until well blended.
  • 4
    Add milk and cream in gradually stirring constantly.
  • 5
    Bring to boiling point and boil 2 min. stirring constantly.
  • 6
    Remove from heat, add shredded cheddar cheese until all cheese is melted.
  • 7
    Add macaroni to mixture, coat all macaroni.
  • 8
    Transfer to baking dish (pam sprayed or buttered) Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and bake 20 min. until golden brown and bubbly.

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