Grandma Sugar's Shell Macaroni and Cheese

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Dine Dish

This is the ultimate comfort food to me. My mom's extra cheesy recipe for Macaroni Shells and Cheese!

Top Review by bmcnichol

OMG this is so cheesy. I love cheese but this was a bit much for us. Next time I would only use two cups of Velveeta. I did add 1/2 teaspoon of pepper and my family thought it could have used more. This was good and everyone ate it but did comment that it had too much cheese.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook macaroni 10 minutes in boiling salted water.
  2. Coat microwave safe casserole dish with melted butter.
  3. Put cheese cubes, milk, and pepper in butter-coated, 2-quart casserole dish and microwave six minutes on medium power or until cheese is melted. Stir until it creates cheese sauce.
  4. Add cooked macaroni to the cheese sauce. Stir until all macaroni shells are coated with cheese sauce.
  5. Slice cheddar cheese into approximately 3/8" slices and insert slices into macaroni and cheese sauce mixture.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until browned.

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