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Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
This is a classic macaroni and cheese recipe, made with sharp Cheddar cheese and topped with bread crumbs.


  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 3/4 pound shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (3 cups)
  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
  • 3/4 cup soft bread crumbs


In saucepan over medium low heat melt 4 tablespoons butter; blend in flour and seasonings, stirring until smooth and bubbly. Gradually stir in milk; cook and stir until thick and smooth. Stir in grated onion and cheese. Place cooked drained macaroni in a buttered 3-quart casserole. Pour sauce over macaroni and gently mix to blend. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and toss with the bread crumbs. Sprinkle bread crumbs over the macaroni. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
Macaroni and cheese recipe serves 4 to 6.

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User Reviews

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 4 out of 5
Yum - Classic Mac and Cheese, Member varmint6

This was great. Exactly what I was looking for. I do agree that onion powder might be better for my ""texture tastes."" I was aiming to recreate the homemade mac and cheese of my youth, and my mom happened not to use onions. I live in Germany these days, and we can't get true *sharp* cheddar here, so I added some emmental to the mediocre cheddar we can get, and that worked out well. Also, I used storebought breadcrumbs that are really meant for frying...I may also make my own next time. Thanks for this one!

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