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Baked Mac and Cheese Recipe

  • Author: Bobby
  • Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 (8 ounces) package elbow macaroni
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup cream
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs (buttered)


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees. Cook macaroni noodles according to package directions and drain. Set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour, salt, and pepper. Use a whisk to stir until well blended. Pour in the milk and cream stirring constantly. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes while stirring. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes while stirring. Add cheddar, a little at a time and stir in until cheese melts. Remove from heat.
  3.  Add macaroni noodles to the saucepan and toss to coat with the cheese sauce. Transfer macaroni to a buttered baking dish. Sprinkle buttered breadcrumbs over the top of the macaroni. Place into the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until the top is golden brown.