Best Ever Macaroni & Cheese

Total Time
45mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
30 mins

This is a family recipe, and an all time favorite of mine. Some people like to substitute cheddar cheese, but I don't like it myself. For me it's American cheese or no Mac & Cheese. The amount of cheese is an estimate, I just grate enough until I think it is cheesy enough. Blocks of American cheese is hard to find for me, so I've used sliced American cheese and have not had a problem. I hope you enjoy!

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Bring water to boil in a sauce pan.
  2. Add 1 teaspoon of salt & macaroni to pan and stir.
  3. When water boils again, reduce heat and cook for 10 minutes, drain macaroni.
  4. Butter or coat a 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray.
  5. Cover the casserole dish with a layer of macaroni.
  6. Add a layer of grated American cheese.
  7. Salt and pepper to lightly cover layer, add a small amount of butter.
  8. Repeat layering procedure, end with a layer of cheese.
  9. Beat one egg, add 1 1/4 cup milk and stir together. Pour egg/milk mixture over macaroni & cheese. If necessary, add enough milk to bring the milk level with 3/4-inch of top of macaroni & cheese.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes, uncovered.