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super creamy mac n cheese in a baking dish
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Creamy Mac-N-Cheese

Creamy Mac-N-Cheese will be a big hit with the whole family. This is a favorite recipe of all of my grandkids.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Southern
Keyword: creamy, homemade, mac-n-cheese
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 555kcal

Equipment

  • large 9 X 13 baking dish

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ncooked elbow pasta
  • 1 stick butter melted
  • cups Half and Half
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup grated extra sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups grated Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 10 oz Velveeta cheese cut into cubes
  • 2 eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta to Al-dente', drain and put in large mixing bowl.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Add the melted butter to the cooked pasta and stir in.
  • Add the grated cheese and stir in.
  • Add the cubes of velveeta and stir in.
  • Beat the egg and add it to the milk, Half and Half, and stir the mixture into the mac and cheese.
  • Pour into the large greased baking dish.
  • Bake covered for 45 minutes or until the center is hot and bubbly.

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Notes

To Freeze:  Make ahead,  Wrap well and freeze unbaked.  Defrost overnight in the fridge, bring to room temperature prior to baking. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 555kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 853mg | Potassium: 320mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1279IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 564mg | Iron: 1mg