Baked Macaroni Ala the Joy of Cooking

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Impera_Magna

I've made this for years and the kids still request it... a perennial favorite. When I have left-over ham, I use that too for an especially yummy casserole! NOTE: I've changed the recipe by increasing all amounts to what I actually use to make this dish... not the amounts in the actual cookbook. Servings are an estimate b/c I always plan to have leftovers, which are excellent the next day for lunch!

Top Review by lucid501

This worked out well for us. I tagged it before the corrections were posted, but ended up making after the corrections, and I think it probably made a huge difference. The stuffing mix is a nice addition. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook macaroni according to pkg directions; drain.
  2. Place half macaroni in 3-4 qt casserole or 9x13" pan; sprinkle w/ half grated cheddar.
  3. Top with remaining macaroni; sprinkle w/ remaining cheese.
  4. Mix remaining ingredients in small bowl til well blended; pour over macaroni and cheese.
  5. Sprinkle w/ stuffing mix (or bread crumbs of your choice); dot w/ butter; sprinkle w/ remaining cheddar.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes.

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