Baked Mac and Cheese

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Baked Mac and Cheese

Prep 10 m

Cook 45 m

Ready In 55 m

6 Servings

561 Calories


"This is a macaroni and cheese I first made 3 years ago when I was in California. When I got back to Texas I made it for my mom. This is now her favorite baked macaroni and cheese. She begs me to make it when I come to visit."

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  1. 2 tablespoons butter

  2. 1/4 cup finely chopped onion

  3. 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  4. 2 cups milk

  5. 3/4 teaspoon salt

  6. 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

  7. 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  8. 1 (8 ounce) package elbow macaroni

  9. 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

  10. 1 (8 ounce) package processed American cheese, cut into strips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion for 2 minutes. Stir in flour and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in milk, salt, mustard and pepper; cook, stirring frequently, until mixture boils and thickens.

  3. Meanwhile, bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  4. To the milk mixture add the Cheddar and American cheeses; stir until cheese melts. Combine macaroni and cheese sauce in a 2 quart baking dish; mix well.

  5. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly. Let cool 10 minutes before serving.

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