A baked mac and cheese recipe that is rich and creamy, but can be made ahead of time and thrown in the oven when guests arrive.
Serves: 8 servings
16 ounces macaroni
⅓ cup butter
⅓ cup flour
½ tsp white pepper
½ tsp salt
⅛ tsp cayenne pepper
3½ cups 2% milk
8 ounces medium cheddar cheese, shredded
8 ounces extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni, cook for 8 – 9 minutes. Strain and set aside.
- In a heavy-bottomed large pot over medium heat, melt the butter.
- Visit Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese @ basilandbubbly.com for full directions.