Skip Navigation
Close
Search recipes, ingredients, articles, products...
Oven Ready Macaroni & Cheese

Oven Ready Macaroni & Cheese

Baked macaroni and cheese that is a classic creamy mac and cheese recipe baked to perfection.

Read the Story Behind the Recipe


What's this?

What is this button?

You now are able to shop & buy these ingredients online! After you select your market, you decide if you want to have your items delivered or picked up today!

Learn How it Works...

20 min
Prep Time
50 min
Total Time
4
servings

Ingredients

5 ounces (1 1/4 cups) uncooked dried elbow macaroni

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon dried mustard

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

2 cups Land O Lakes® Half & Half

10 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American, quartered

1/3 cup crushed cornflakes

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan until sizzling; stir in flour, mustard and onion powder. 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.

  3. STEP 3

    Spoon into ungreased 2-quart casserole dish. Sprinkle with cornflakes. Bake 30-35 minutes or until heated through.

Read the Story Behind the Recipe

Tip #1

- Add 2/3 cup chopped cooked ham, 1/3 cup chopped red or green bell pepper or 1/3 cup drained mushroom stems and pieces.

Tip #2

-To freeze and bake later, prepare mixture as directed above except do not sprinkle with cornflakes. Place into casserole or large freezer container. Cover tightly; freeze up to 3 months. To thaw, place in refrigerator 24 hours or until thawed. Heat oven to 350°F. Pour macaroni mixture into ungreased 2-quart casserole dish, if necessary. Bake, covered, 30 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cornflakes. Continue baking 10-15 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition (1 serving)

470 Calories
25 Fat (g)
70 Cholesterol (mg)
830 Sodium (mg)
40 Carbohydrates (g)
2 Dietary Fiber
19 Protein (g)
Tried this recipe? Instagram it!
And don't forget to tag us @landolakesktchn.