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Classic Macaroni & Cheese

Grandma's Special Classic Macaroni & Cheese

A great side dish that can be served with most anything!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Classic Macaroni & Cheese
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Calories 245 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 8 ounces dry elbow macaroni cooked according to package directions

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in medium saucepan. Stir in flour, salt, mustard and pepper until smooth. Remove from heat and gradually stir in milk until smooth.
  2. Stirring constantly, cook over medium heat until thickened (about 10 minutes). Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in 1 1/2 cups cheese until melted.
  4. Combine cheese mixture with macaroni in greased 2 quart casserole. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
  5. Bake in 375 degree oven for 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Makes 6 servings.