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Grandma's Mac and Cheese Recipe

Grandma's Mac and Cheese Recipe

"Here's a must-have for any cheese lover's recipe box," promises Melissa Bower from Carbondale, Illinois. "The creamy side dish is easy to make and gets rave reviews from everyone who tastes it."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/3 cups 2% milk
  • 2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2/3 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked elbow macaroni


  • 1. In a saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour, salt, mustard and pepper until smooth; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Reduce heat. Add the cheeses and Worcestershire sauce; stir until cheese is melted. Fold in macaroni.
  • 2. Pour into a 1-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 474 calories, 23g fat (15g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 1022mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein.

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NJ_mommy_1 User ID: 3034114 241593
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2016

"This was good. I did add onion and canned milk since I did not have enough milk on hand. Thanks for the recipe."

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