Macaroni and Cheese

Here’s my macaroni and cheese recipe with the secret ingredient of cream cheese!!  Try it- it’s super smooth (FYI: the photo is a double batch).

Ingredients:

3 cups of cooked, drained macaroni

1/2 cup butter

3 tablsespoons flour

3 cups milk

1/2 teaspoon of salt

4 oz cubed cream cheese

1 cup each of shredded sharp cheddar and shredded swiss cheese

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Melt 1/2 cup butter in large saucepan. Mix in flour til smooth. Add milk, salt and cream cheese. Continue stirring over heat until smooth and thick. Add the shredded cheeses. Add the macaroni  and pour into casserole dish. Bake 30 mins or until golden brown on top.

Optional: mix 3/4 cup of crushed potato chips with 1 tablespoon of melted butter and spread on top.  

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6 responses to “Macaroni and Cheese

  1. Yay! The secret ingredient! 🙂 I’m looking forward to trying this out.

  2. Oooh, that DOES sound yummy. Yep, we might just have to meet somewhere in the middle of the country and have a mac n cheese bake-off. 🙂

  3. Mac and Cheese is our grandson’s favorite dish. I swear he has it coming out his ears when it’s around. This a must try. Thanks for sharing.

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