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Cheesy Macaroni and Cheese

Level
Easy
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
45 minutes
Servings
6 to 8 side-dish servings
Macaroni and cheese like it's supposed to be, tasty with homemade goodness. Children and adults alike will love this classic.
KEY INGREDIENTS
Carnation
Evaporated Milk
NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk 12 oz
NET 12 fl oz (354 mL)
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups dry small elbow macaroni or shells
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, cut into pieces
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) American cheese, cut into pieces
MAKE IT
Step 1
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Step 2
Prepare pasta according to package directions. Return to saucepan. Add butter; stir until melted.
Step 3
Whisk together evaporated milk, eggs, mustard and pepper in medium bowl. Add to pasta mixture; stir. Add cheddar cheese and American cheese; stir. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until cheese begins to melt. Pour into 1 1/2-quart casserole dish.
Step 4
Bake for 10 minutes; stir. Bake for an additional 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly and top is lightly golden. Season with salt.
Step 5
For Freeze Ahead: Prepare as above; do not bake. Cover; freeze up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in refrigerator. Preheat oven to 350° F. Bake, uncovered, stirring halfway through, for 45 to 50 minutes or until bubbly and top is lightly golden. Season with salt.
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