Down-Home Macaroni & Cheese Recipe

Down-Home Macaroni & CheesePrep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Makes: 5 servings, 1 cup each


  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, divided
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 pound (8 ounces) Velveeta, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 cups elbow macaroni, cooked
  • 1/2 cup Kraft Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 6 Ritz Crackers, crushed (about 1/4 cup)


  1. HEAT oven to 350 F.
  2. MELT 3 tablespoons butter in medium saucepan on medium heat. Whisk in flour; cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to boil; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened. Add Velveeta; cook 3 minutes or until melted, stirring frequently. Stir in macaroni.
  3. SPOON into 2-quart casserole sprayed with cooking spray; sprinkle with Cheddar. Melt remaining butter; toss with cracker crumbs. Sprinkle over casserole.
  4. BAKE 20 minutes ot until heated through.


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