Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Yield: Serves 6-8A reliable old favorite good served with beef, lamb, or ham, hot or cold or as a buffet dish. If the recipe is doubled, allow a little longer time for baking.
Ingredients:1 8-ounce package macaroni
2 cups cream sauce
2 cups grated Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup buttered breadcrumbs paprika
Instructions:Cook the macaroni, broken in 2-inch pieces in 2 quarts boiling water with 1 teaspoon salt for 9-12 minutes or until soft. Rinse thoroughly in cold water and arrange layers of macaroni with cheese and cream sauce in a buttered baking dish, ending with a layer of cheese. Sprinkle the buttered breadcrumbs on top, dot with paprika and just before serving brown for 20-25 minutes in a 375 degree F oven.
Ingredients:4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
1 cup light cream
salt and white pepper to taste