Mom’s Macaroni and Cheese

Submitted By: Lois Jackson


  • 1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 5 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 ounces processed American cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • Instructions

    Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain. Place in a greased 1 1/2-quart baking dish. Set aside.

    In a saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk and bring to a boil. Cook and stir for two minutes; reduce heat. Stir in cheese, salt, and pepper until cheese is melted. Pour over macaroni and mix well.

    Melt remaining butter. Add bread crumbs and sprinkle over casserole. Bake
    uncovered at 375° for 30 minutes.