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kid-friendly homemade mac and cheese


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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total: 45 minutes

Servings: 12


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Step 1

Cook macaroni noodles and drain.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Step 3

In a saucepan, melt 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter over medium heat. Stir in flour. Slowly add milk, stirring. Bring to a boil and stir for 2 minutes. Turn off the burner and add the cheese, salt, and pepper, stirring until the cheese is melted. Add the elbow macaroni noodles and mix well.

Step 4

Turn into a 2 quart casserole dish or 9×13″ pan.

Step 5

Mix together 2 TB melted, butter, 4 TB bread crumbs, and a dash of pepper. Sprinkle over the mac ‘n cheese.

Step 6

Bake for 30 minutes.