Homemade Baked Macaroni Cheese

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

Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

crockpot macaroni Ingredients:
  • 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.

Beef Mac and Cheese

Try this Beefy Mac and Cheese Recipe
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3 Ingredient Homemade Baked Macaroni Cheese

by Jeri Fantuzzo (Ashland, Kentucky)
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Little Campers 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 is a type of mild cheddar cheese.

Paula Deen Macaroni and Cheese

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