Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese

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Makes 8-10 servings

Ingredients

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16 ounces elbow macaroni (about 3 cups)
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups milk, divided
2 large eggs, lightly beate
1 pound (16-ounces) cubed (1/2 inch size) Velveeta cheese
8 ounces shredded Kraft Mild Cheddar Cheese (about 2 cups), divided
8 ounces shredded Kraft Monterrey Jack Cheese
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.

2. Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until tender but not mushy, about 8-10 minutes. Drain well and pour into a large mixing bowl.

3. Working over low heat, melt the Velveeta cheese with 3/4 cup milk, stirring constantly.

4. Pour melted cheese sauce over pasta and stir. Add butter, ¾ cups milk, eggs, 1/2 cup each shredded cheeses, and salt and pepper. Mix well and transfer to a 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top.

5. Bake until crust is golden brown and casserole is bubbling, about 25 minutes. Serve hot.

Created date

August 2015