Georgia Macaroni With American Cheese

"This is a recipe that I got from one of my husband's Marine friend's Mother. She came up to Virginia to visit him, and she cooked everyone a Southern Feast! My husband fell in love with the macaroni and cheese, so I asked her for the recipe, and, here it is! NOTE: This recipe is really just made by feel. After reading the reviews I received I re-adjusted the amount of milk in the recipe. Feel free to add, or subtract the amounts of salt, pepper, cheese or milk! Enjoy!"
 
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Ready In:
15mins
Ingredients:
5
Serves:
3
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ingredients

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directions

  • Boil 4 cups of salted water and add the macaroni; cook 8 minutes, or until done; Drain macaroni and set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt butter over LOW heat.
  • Add cheese slices, one by one, until all are melted through, and cheese is smooth.
  • Stir in the canned milk, more or less to your desired consistency.
  • Add drained macaroni to cheese mixture; add salt and pepper to taste, and mix well until coated.
  • Serve immediately.

Questions & Replies

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  1. thomas f.
    Can I use regular milk
     
  2. thomas f.
    2 cups of elbow macaroni is that cooked thanks
     
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Reviews

  1. Joni R.
    I wanted an easy to make & good to. eat mac & American recipe. This one is definitely my choice to use. I love it. Thank you. ??
     
  2. choco chip
    This was easy to make and good to eat. I used 8 slices of white American cheese and it was just perfect.
     
  3. Helen S.
    The recipe was simple and therefore decent. I had 6 slices of American Cheese which I needed to use up and therefore I looked up a recipe. I definitely needed 8, it wasn't cheesy enough. I would have given it 5 stars for an easy, kid friendly mac and cheese. Not one for an adult party. Too simple.
     
  4. Ijeoma A.
    Great quick recipe. Love that it wasn't too creamy. Thanks
     
  5. Rashel M.
    Do I put the evaporated milk in the cheese mix??
     
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Tweaks

  1. Melissa D.
    You can also use 3 sharp cheddar, 3 pepper jack, and 1.5 Swiss, 1/4 cup milk and a splash of heavy cream. So good!!
     

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