Homemade Macaroni & Cheese

Homemade Macaroni & Cheese

Who can resist the creamy, cheesy goodness of homemade macaroni and cheese? This classic comfort food is a staple at family gatherings and weeknight dinners. It’s a dish that warms the heart and satisfies the taste buds.


  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Cook the elbow macaroni according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  3. Gradually add the milk, stirring constantly until the mixture thickens.
  4. Stir in 3 cups of shredded cheddar cheese until melted and smooth.
  5. Combine the cheese sauce with the cooked macaroni and mix well.
  6. Transfer the macaroni and cheese to a baking dish and sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of cheddar cheese on top.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy your homemade macaroni and cheese!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Creamy, cheesy, and incredibly satisfying, this homemade macaroni and cheese recipe is a crowd-pleaser. Perfectly cooked elbow macaroni smothered in a rich cheddar cheese sauce, baked to perfection, and ready to comfort your soul.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 450, Fat: 25g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 20g

Dive into a plate of this homemade macaroni and cheese, and you’ll instantly feel the warmth and nostalgia it brings. Whether it’s a cozy family dinner or a potluck with friends, this dish never disappoints. Enjoy the creamy, cheesy goodness, and make every bite a memory.

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