Everyone loves this classic creamy macaroni and cheese recipe that’s made with American cheese.
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10 ounces (2 cups) dried uncooked elbow macaroni
3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 cups Land O Lakes® Half & Half
16 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American quartered
Heat oven to 350°F. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain.
Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan until sizzling; stir in flour, salt and pepper. Add half & half; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5-7 minutes or until mixture boils and thickens .
Reduce heat to low; stir in cheese. Cook 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Add cooked macaroni; mix well.
Spoon into ungreased 2-quart casserole. Bake 25-30 minutes or until heated through.
Add 1 cup chopped cooked ham, 1/2 cup chopped red or
green bell pepper or 1/2 cup drained mushroom stems and pieces.
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Such a simple and easy recipe. This is mine and my husbands favorite mac and cheese recipe! Can be made gluten free.
I swap out the flour and elbows for gluten free and the recipe is still incredible.
I will never make boxed macaroni and cheese again! My family loves it!
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