Grandma's Best Macaroni and Cheese

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Lauren H

This is my grandmother's classic (and easy!) recipe for macaroni and cheese. It looks simple - and it is - but it always gets rave reviews. I've tried others, but I always come back to this!

Top Review by meg j-the college g

When Lauren H and I were roommates in college, this was always my number 1 favorite thing to steal out of the fridge ;) (Though her mexican lasagna is a close second!)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the macaroni according to the box instructions.
  2. After draining the macaroni, stir in the butter or margarine so that it melts in the hot pasta.
  3. Add 2/3 of the 5 oz. can of evaporated milk. You want the milk to coat the noodles without having too much milk left over in the pot.
  4. Layer the noodles and cheese in a oven-safe dish. The layering is key to the even distribution of cheese! Start with the noodles, then cheese, and repeat; finish with a layer of cheese on top.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly.

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