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Baked Macaroni And Cheese Recipe: How To Make The Best Mac And Cheese

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Learn how to make Baked macaroni and cheese that's creamy, cheesy and comforting just like grandma's. This video recipe will show you how to make a southern baked macaroni and cheese. This recipe is so easy and so addictive. It is the only baked macaroni and cheese recipe you'll ever need! This never last very long at my house.
  Macaroni 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Medium
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Paprika To Taste (Optional)
  Smoked cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
  Velveta cheese 8 Ounce, shredded
  Sharp cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
  Colby cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
  Monterey jack cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Grease a 9x9 inch baking dish with butter. Set aside.
3. In a pot, cook the macaroni until al dente. Follow the instructions on the box.
4. Once the pasta is done, drain and set aside.

5. In a large bowl, add milk, heavy cream and the cheeses (except for the smoked cheddar). Stir to combine.
6. Taste the milk mixture and season with salt and pepper to taste.
7. Add in the eggs. Stir well until combined.
8. Transfer the pasta into the greased baking dish.
9. Pour cheese mixture over macaroni and top it with smoked cheddar cheese.
10. Sprinkle with paprika and/or black pepper, if desired.
11. Bake for around 45 minutes. Do not over bake.
12. Remove from oven and let cool for about 10-20 minutes to fully set before serving.

13. In a serving plate, garnish with more cheese if desired and serve the macaroni and cheese with a crispy bread or as it is.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Old is gold. As for macaroni and cheese, there's no other words. This recipe is written and talked about in many places but what is special about this video is how quick macaroni and cheese is prepared to retain as much cheese as possible for both flavor and the gooey texture.

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