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Homemade Baked Macaroni Cheese

Try any of these homemade baked macaroni cheese dishes for a healthier and creamier version then boxed mac and cheese.

Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum

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Baked Macaroni and Cheese

12 oz. Pasta or macaroni
3 Tablespoons butter
3 Tablespoons flour
1 ½ teaspoon mustard
¼ teaspoon salt
2 Cups Evaporated milk
¾ teaspoon Tabasco sauce
2 Cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
1 Cup Gouda cheese shredded
¾ Cup Parmesan cheese

Cook pasta. Meanwhile, melt butter in saucepan. Stir in flour, mustard and salt. Cook, whisking constantly. Mixture will thicken. Whisk in milk and Tabasco until mixture is smooth.

Cook, until slightly thickened. Stir in cheddar, Gouda and Parmesan cheese until smooth and melted.
When pasta is done cooking, drain and pour noodles in a baking dish. Pour cheese sauce over the noodles and stir until coated. 
Sprinkle the top with bread crumbs and bake 15-20 minutes.  Serve immediately.

**Kids will receive a great amount of calcium in this homemade version. They may enjoy this change in macaroni cheese as it isn’t processed food out of the box or it may take some getting used to.
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Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

8 oz. cooked macaroni noodles
16 oz or 4 Cups shredded Mexican style and/or sharp cheddar cheese combination
4 cups evaporated milk
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
3-4 dashes of hot sauce
pinch of salt
pepper to taste

Spray crock pot liner with cooking spray. Add cooked noodles into crock pot. Measure milk into a large measuring cup, sprinkle in Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, salt and pepper and stir to combine. Pour over noodles. Stir in cheese. Cook on low 4-5 hours or on high 2-3 hours.

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3 ingredient Homemade Baked Macaroni Cheese

by Jeri Fantuzzo
(Ashland, Kentucky)

creamy mac and cheese

Little Campers First Macaroni and Cheese

Cooking Class- 3 ingredients
Yummy recipe!

8 oz. Macaroni elbows
8 oz. Longhorn style Colby cheese cubed.
24 oz. can Tomato juice

Cook Macaroni and drain. Add tomato juice
and cheese.

Bake at 350 Degrees or until it's not soupy. About 45 minutes to an hour.
Very nutrition and comforting.

Note: Longhorn Cheese is a type of mild cheddar cheese.

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