Easy Mac and Cheese

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Easy Mac and Cheese from Walking on Sunshine Recipes

Mac and Cheese.
Two simple words and yet so many different ways to prepare this delicious recipe. For years I have been making one recipe that I named Olivia's Mac and Cheese because she loves it so much and I enjoy making my kids happy.  But recently I've started making another recipe for mac and cheese. This one bakes in the oven while my other recipe, named after my daughter, is a stove top recipe. Both are easy and creamy and delicious and the perfect side dish or perfect as the main course.  

Ready for the oven.

Ready to serve.

Delicious and easy.  
Easy Mac and Cheese from Walking on Sunshine Recipes

Easy Mac and Cheese

  • 1 8 oz. package pasta
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 cups (about 12 oz.) medium cheddar cheese, shredded and divided


Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
Cook pasta according to package directions and set aside.    
Melt butter in a medium saucepan.  Remove from heat.  
Stir in flour, salt, pepper, and mustard and stir until smooth.  
Now add the milk and stir constantly until boiling. 
Remove from heat and stir in TWO cups of cheese.  
Reduce heat to low and continue to stir until everything is combined.
Stir in pasta and pour into a baking dish. 
Sprinkle top with remaining cheese.  
Bake 15-20 minutes or until the cheese on top is golden brown and the casserole is bubbly.

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  1. Good morning! Oh my does this sound good! Everyone over here would love it I know! Hope all is well with you Lois and you are recovering nicely! Enjoy your day! HUGS

  2. I make the same Mac & Cheese...it's from Martha's 101 recipe. Love it, and I think it's one of the best recipes out there, and EASY! :)

  3. I love mac & cheese. It is my favorite comfort food.

  4. Yum... Mac N' Cheese might literally be one of my favorite foods.

  5. YUMMO! I may very well be making this for dinner tonight!

  6. Mac and cheese is one of my favorite comfort foods! I'll try your recipe, thanks!

  7. Oh that looks SO good. YUM!

    My son would LOVE this, he is obsessed with Mac and Cheese :)

  8. Looks amazing, so cheesy, this would be a favorite in my house as well!

  9. This looks simple and delicious! I'm featuring it today...thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)


  10. Love this recipe, mine is very similar, I love adding the mustard. Now I just need the time to cook tonight. Pinning/sharing.