Macaroni and Cheese (Betty Crocker)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

This recipe is from one of the first cookbooks given to me as a young child (back in the 70's). I have come across many recipes but keep coming back to his classic.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven at 350°F.
  2. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.
  3. For cheese sauce, in a saucepan melt butter. Cook onion in butter till tender but not brown.
  4. Stir in the flour, salt, and pepper.
  5. Add milk all at once; cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
  6. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes more.
  7. Add cubed cheese; stir till melted.
  8. Stir macaroni into cheese cause. Turn into a 1 1/2 quart casserole. Arrange tomato slices atop macaroni; sprinkle with a little salt. Bake in a 350°F oven 30 to 45 minutes or until heated through.


Most Helpful

I have used this recipe for many years. It has become a staple for my family. When the grandchildren come to visit, this is one of the first things they ask for.

Lorraine M. August 13, 2015

This was a good mac n cheese. However for the sake of my daughter I didn't add the onion or tomato. Made for My 3 Chefs 09 Event

daisygrl64 November 18, 2009

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