DOUBLE CHEESE MACARONI AND CHEESE

 

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Ingredients

  • 8 oz. elbow macaroni, uncooked (or mini shells)
  • 1 1/2 c. shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 pkg. (12 oz) creamed cottage cheese (or small curd)
  • 1/4 c. butter or margarine
  • 1/4 c. flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp white pepper
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs, optional
  • 2 T. melted butter

Directions

  • One of my favorite recipes! It’s easy and creamy.
  • I use small curd cottage cheese.
  • Source: My Great Recipes
  • Double Cheese Macaroni and Cheese
  • 8 oz. elbow macaroni, uncooked (or mini shells)
  • 1 1/2 c. shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 pkg. (12 oz) creamed cottage cheese (or small curd)
  • 1/4 c. butter or margarine
  • 1/4 c. flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp white pepper
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs, optional
  • 2 T. melted butter
  • 1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.
  • 2. Alternate layers of macaroni and Cheddar and cottage cheese in a greased 2-quart baking dish, beginning with macaroni and ending with cheese.
  • 3. Melt the 1/4 cup butter in saucepan; stir in flour to make a smooth mixture. Blend in milk gradually. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  • 4. Cook until sauce has thickened, about 2 minutes. Add salt and pepper.
  • 5. Pour sauce over macaroni and cheese.
  • 6. Mix bread crumbs, if used, with melted butter. Sprinkle butter or mixture over macaroni and cheese.
  • 7. Casserole may be covered and refrigerated at this point, if desired.
  • 8. Bake at 375 degrees F for 30 - 35 min. If refrigerated, increase baking time by 10 minutes.

Notes

One of my favorite recipes! It’s easy and creamy.

I use small curd cottage cheese.

Categories: Casserole 

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