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Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese

QUICK & EASY DINNER!😍🍴🧀
This Baked Mac and Cheese can be ready in UNDER 20 MINUTES!! (you will never eat the boxed stuff again!)

Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese

You are gonna love this Macaroni & Cheese! This is an Old Fashioned Recipe with really a few Simple Ingredients. I hope you make this soon and enjoy this as much as I do!

Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese

This rich and creamy recipe is expected at every family gathering and Sunday dinner!

Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese

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Ingredients:

1 lb. Elbow Macaroni

5 Tbsp. Butter unsalted

¼ C. Flour

1 tsp. Ground mustard

2 C. Milk

1 ½ C. Half and half

4 C. Cheddar cheese

Salt and pepper to taste

Optional crumb topping:

½ C. Panko bread crumbs

2 Tbsp. Butter unsalted and melted

How to make Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese:

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2. Cook the elbow macaroni until al dente, rinse and drain well.

Step 3. While the macaroni is cooking, add the butter to a saucepan over medium heat on the stove.

Step 4. Once melted, add the flour to the butter, and stir to combine well for 1 minute.

Step 5. Whisk in the milk, half and half, ground mustard as well as salt and pepper to taste. Continue to cook, stirring often until the mixture starts to thicken.

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Step 6. Remove from the heat and whisk in the cheddar cheese.

Step 7. Pour the cheese mixture over the cooked macaroni, and stir to combine well.

Step 8. Place the macaroni and cheese in a 9×13 baking dish.

Step 9. If desired, mix together the ingredients for the crumb topping, and sprinkle on top of the macaroni and cheese.

Step 10. Cover the casserole dish with aluminum flour and bake for 40 minutes. Remove the foil and bake another 10 minutes before serving.

Enjoy!

Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese

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Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 16
Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese
4.2 from 42 votes

Ingredients 

  • 1 lb. Elbow Macaroni
  • 5 Tbsp. Butter unsalted
  • ¼ C. Flour
  • 1 tsp. Ground mustard
  • 2 C. Milk
  • 1 ½ C. Half and half
  • 4 C. Cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Optional crumb topping:

  • ½ C. Panko bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter unsalted and melted

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook the elbow macaroni until al dente, rinse and drain well.
  • While the macaroni is cooking, add the butter to a saucepan over medium heat on the stove.
  • Once melted, add the flour to the butter, and stir to combine well for 1 minute.
  • Whisk in the milk, half and half, ground mustard as well as salt and pepper to taste. Continue to cook, stirring often until the mixture starts to thicken.
  • Remove from the heat and whisk in the cheddar cheese.
  • Pour the cheese mixture over the cooked macaroni, and stir to combine well.
  • Place the macaroni and cheese in a 9x13 baking dish.
  • If desired, mix together the ingredients for the crumb topping, and sprinkle on top of the macaroni and cheese.
  • Cover the casserole dish with aluminum flour and bake for 40 minutes. Remove the foil and bake another 10 minutes before serving. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 274mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g
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