Easy Baked Homemade Mac and Cheese

Macintosh and cheddar is a most loved food in our family unit, however I attempt to stay away from the boxed kind. Every one of those counterfeit fixings… you recognize what I mean. I’m alright with it now and again, yet not frequently.

Obviously, the children love the boxed stuff and haven’t been fanatics of the greatly improved natively constructed prepared macintosh’ n cheddar. Trust me, I’ve attempted a variety of plans. There are numerous acceptable plans out there – that I like, however would they say they are kid-accommodating? That was the inquiry.

And afterward I discovered this formula for Homemade Macaroni and Cheese in one of my cookbooks.

I’ve adjusted it marginally and this is the outcome: Kid-Friendly Baked Mac and Cheese.! My children cherished it; they gobbled it up and requested more. Presently I’d lie in the event that I said they’d pick this over the boxed stuff (I swear they put addictive stuff in the boxed form), yet I’m glad I found a hand crafted formula that works for my entire family.

Baked Macaroni Cheese

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Recipe by livingwellmom Course: DinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Baked Macaroni Cheese is a pasta dish that makes use of elbow macaroni as the primary ingredient. At first look, this could be mistaken as the famous Macaroni and Cheese but there is more to this dish than just having pasta and cheese.


  • 16 oz box elbow macaroni noodles

  • 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp butter, divided

  • 1/3 cup flour

  • 3 cups milk

  • 12 oz cheese

  • 3/4 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp pepper

  • 4 TBSP Italian-style bread crumbs


  • Cook macaroni noodles and drain.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 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.
  • Turn into a 2 quart casserole dish or 9×13″ pan.
  • Mix together 2 TB melted, butter, 4 TB bread crumbs, and a dash of pepper. Sprinkle over the mac ‘n cheese.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.


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