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Nana's Baked Mac And Cheese Recipe

Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes | Active Time: | Makes: 6 servings

This recipe for baked macaroni and cheese was created by my grandmother and is one of the most popular dishes for family gatherings. Everybody who tries this recipe falls in love with it.

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb (1 box) elbow macaroni butter salt and pepper (to taste) 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 packages extra sharp Cracker Barrell white cheddar cheese 2 cups milk 1/2 cup bread crumbs
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Cook macaroni til almost cooked, then drain
    While macaroni is cooking, cut up the Cracker Barrel cheese into small slices
    Add a stick of butter, some salt and peper to taste, and the parmesan cheese, mix until incorporated
  1. Using a casserole dish, layer the macaroni mixture and cheese, starting with a layer of macaroni (ending with a layer of cheese)
    After all of the pasta and cheese has been layered, pour in 2 cups of milk
  2. Sprinkle the top with bread crumbs and put a couple tabs of butter here and there on top.
    Bake for an hour at 350 degrees

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