Creamettes Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe used to be on the side of the Creamettes Macaroni box. It is my favorite baked macaroni and cheese recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cook macaroni in 5 quarts boiling water for 8 minutes. Drain macaroni.
  3. In medium saucepan, melt butter.
  4. Stir in flour, mustard, and salt. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir until mixture thickens slightly.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Add 1 1/2 cups cheese to milk mixture and stir until melted.
  7. Stir in macaroni.
  8. Turn into greased 2 quart baking dish.
  9. Top with remaining cheese.
  10. Bake 20-25 minutes or until bubbly.
  11. Refrigerate leftovers.
Most Helpful

This is also my favorite baked mac and cheese recipe. I got it off the Creamettes box maybe 20 years ago. I use more cheese though, and I only use Extra Sharp Cheddar - the Kraft Cracker Barrel red label. I do one more thing which was the result of a daydreaming error - I thought I was boiling water to cook collard greens. I put a whole peeled onion in the water while its coming to a boil for the pasta. It's my secret ingredient that gives a nice little kick. I take the onion out before I put in the pasta. MANY people have asked for my mac and cheese recipe.

mlowe January 01, 2010

My sister and I tried this recently while on a visit to our elderly father. We topped the casserole with some all-beef franks my father had in the fridge and popped the whole thing in the oven. The mac and cheese is very good, and very satisfying on a cold day. Good comfort food and very easy to make.

Cindy W. October 08, 2008

i am so thankful I finally found this recipe. I have been looking for along time but it's hard to find Creamette Brand Pasta. This how my Mom always made it. Thank you very much for posting!

Dimples63 March 23, 2011