Richly Baked Macaroni & Cheese

"I know there are a lot of mac and cheese recipes out there but this is really good and oh so creamy."
 
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Ready In:
1hr 15mins
Ingredients:
8
Yields:
1 casserole
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Heat oven to 350.
  • Cook macaroni in boiling water according to directions. Drain. Pour into a 3 quart casserole.
  • In a saucepan, melt butter and stir in flour. Gradually stir in milk and sour cream. Add salt and pepper.
  • Cook over low heat, stirring constantly,until bubbly and thicken.
  • Reserve 1 cup of cheese for the top of casserole. Toss macaroni with remaining cheese. Pour sauce over macaroni and mix.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese.

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Reviews

  1. Myrna 2
    Tried this last night, it was just as she said. Very creamy and very very good. So far it's the best one I've tried. Very easy to make. I served it as a side dish with Salisbury Steak and green beans.Will definetly make it again.
     
  2. Busy Mom 28
    I tripled the recipe so I could take it to a potluck. I ended up with way too much sauce so I ended up adding another 4 cups of pasta. So next time I need to double the pasta and see if that works. Kids ate this up. Super creamy and cheesy!!
     
  3. jimjam63
    It was pretty good. Although for me, the directions were a little confusing, but I worked it out with the help of other reviews and similar recipes. I will definitely try it again, only I will adjust a few things. I used 16 ozs of cheese and shell macaroni. 2 cups were NOT enough. I doubled it.
     
  4. Lynie
    This is so yummy! Just the ticket for this drizzley cold New England day! I had some scallons hanging out in the fridge so I sauteed them in the butter. I think the sharper the cheddar the better in this recipe. Very creamy and not dry at all! Thanks for sharing.
     
  5. Nicholas D.
    Amazing recipe! Family loved it.
     
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Tweaks

  1. ArtistikJen
    Loved this recipe! I made a few substitutions (which was necessary to incorporate what I had on-hand). Instead of the sour cream, I used some cream cheese and some Ragu "Double Cheddar" cheese sauce. I will definitely make this again (hopefully with the sour cream next time)!
     

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