"This recipe was given to me by my friend Katie. It's a longtime favorite in her family." — Jody
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2 1/2 cups
shredded Cheddar cheese
buttery round crackers, crushed
This was really good! I think the second reviewer was confused by the third step. Don't add everything together all at once; instead cook the butter and flour into a roux, then add the milk, then the cheese, slowly. I also added about a half teaspoon each of paprika and dry mustard, and mixed more grated cheese into the ritz crumbles. Yum!
This recipe was pretty good. Instead of throwing all ingredients together as the recipe indicates, I made a Roux with flour butter and milk, when that thickened I added shredded cheddar, and let that melt. Once thickened, I poured the sauce over cooked macaroni in a casserole dish. I topped it with seasoned breadcrumbs instead of crackers, and grated parmesan cheese before baking. Everyone enjoyed it. For more flavor, I will incorporate different cheeses next time, and maybe a spot of garlic to warm the flavor. Word to the wise..( this re cipe is not easy on the disgestive system ) But nonetheless it was creamy and yummy.
ok me and my fiance loooove macaroni and cheese. we have tried tons of macaroni and cheese recipes.. but this by farrrrr was our favorite! DELICIOUS! well it also helps that extra sharp cheddar is our favorite cheese and we always have a brick of it in our fridge. EXCELLENT! nice and creamy and the topping was amazing! i used the other reviewers advice and added parmesian to the topping and i also used garlic croutons instead of ritz crackers. THE BEST!
I don't normally try a recipe off this site unless it gets at least 4 1/2 stars from 100 people or more, but I was looking for a recipe that called for simple ingredients that I already had, and this one fit the bill. So I gave it a try, and it was really very good. The only change I made was that I didn't add the cracker crumb topping. I sprinkled extra cheese on top before baking. Everyone in my family loved it, and it was even better the next day! * I will add that the butter/flour/milk/cheese mixture never did thicken on top of the stove, but it firmed up nicely while baking.
I used bread crumbs instead of crackers and poured the melted butter on top of it, it was great. The family enjoyed it
Yummmmmmy!! Thank you for sharing this recipe I don't think I will ever be able to go back to a box. lol
Excellent recipe. It was so good, I shared it with the neighbors, they thought it was so good, they want me to copy the recipe for them
Didn't like this at all and I love mac and cheese. Needs more flavor or something to give it a kick. Will keep looking for a better homemade mac and cheese recipe.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Baked Homemade Macaroni and Cheese
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 449
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