Best Ever Macaroni & Cheese

Total Time
45mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is a terribly sinful dish, but worth the splurge.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cook noodles until semi soft, They will continue cooking in oven.
  3. In a medium size pot, melt butter over low heat.
  4. After butter is melted, slowly add in flour.
  5. Whisk flour and butter until you get a smooth consistency.
  6. Slowly add Half&Half while whisking.
  7. Cook over low heat until thick stirring to avoid sticking.
  8. Add in 8oz of cheddar and 8 oz of Monterey Jack cheese and stir with wooden spoon until melted.
  9. Spray 9x13'' dish with cooking spray.
  10. Poor in noodles then cover with sauce.
  11. Stir until well blended.
  12. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and cook for 20-30 minutes. Until bubbly and top browns slightly.

Reviews

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This was very simple to make, and I liked the suggestion of partially cooking the macaroni and letting it finish cooking while it baked. This produced a nice firm noodle, instead of the typical mushy ones. Although this is very rich, I kept wishing there was something else added. Maybe next time I will add some chopped ham or tomato just for a little more oomph. I did season it with black pepper. Thanks for posting this. Made for Spring PAC 2009.

JackieOhNo! April 20, 2009

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