Easy Homemade Mac and Cheese

Homemade Mac and Cheese


Homemade Mac and Cheese
Ever since I can remember Mac and Cheese has been my favorite meal. I loved even the fake cheese in it. Well I decided to up my A game and make some from scratch. This is my personal version of Mac and Cheese! Enjoy!

Homemade Mac and Cheese


14 oz. package Macaroni
1 stick of butter
5 tablespoons of flour
1 cup of milk
2 1/2 cups of sharp cheddar
1/2 cup of parmesan 
salt and pepper to taste
Italian breadcrumbs

Homemade Mac and Cheese



Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large pot of boiling, salted water cook the pasta to al dente.

While the pasta is cooking, in a separate pot, melt the butter. Whisk in the flour, milk  and keep it moving for about five minutes. Make sure it’s free of lumps. Slowly add 2 cups of sharp cheddar and 1/2 cup of parmesan, stirring ensuring there are not lumps. Add salt and pepper to taste.Fold the macaroni into the mix and pour into a 2-quart casserole dish. Top with remaining cheese.

Melt the butter in a saute pan and toss the bread crumbs to coat. Top the macaroni with the bread crumbs. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and rest for five minutes before serving.

4 thoughts on “Easy Homemade Mac and Cheese”

  1. Yum! Homemade mac and cheese is so far beyond the boxed stuff that it is like they are totally different foods! This looks great. Thank you for sharing. 🙂

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