Nanny G's Macaroni and Cheese

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Vicki G.

This is my grandmother's recipe which I grew up on. It is my personal favorite, and without a doubt--the ultimate comfort food. I even love to eat it cold. It is one of my favorite side dishes, since it goes especially well with chicken and pork. Note: this is not a creamy mac & cheese recipe.

Top Review by Pinot Grigio

This is the BOMB! Made it for Thanksgiving and Christmas this year. Did a double batch & both times used part sharp Cheddar and part Gruyere and only 2 eggs & cooked in my Grandmother's vintage casserole dish. Felt like I stepped back in time. Seriously the best. Best to eat at once - like that will be a problem. You will have to tear yourself away from it. Thanks for sharing your recipe Vicki G. We all thought it was just the BEST!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook macaroni according to the package directions and drain.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the hot macaroni and 2 cups of the cheese, letting the cheese melt a bit.
  3. Stir in the milk, eggs salt and pepper.
  4. Pour into a lightly greased one quart casserole dish.
  5. Sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of cheese on top.
  6. Top with some paprika for color.
  7. Bake uncovered for about 1 hour at 350°F until golden, and brown on the sides (if using glass dish).

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