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Baked Mac and Cheese

Enjoy this hearty mac and cheese recipe that’s sure to please a crowd. The addition of eggs adds a custard-like consistency to the dish, making the mac and cheese fluffy. Experiment with different cheeses and fillings! If you add additional fillings, add a little extra milk so it doesn’t get too dry.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked elbow macaroni (8 oz. package)
  • 4 tablespoons butter, cut up
  • 2 cups Colby Jack or Cheddar cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup Colby Jack of Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream

 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9×13 baking dish.
  2. Cook elbow macaroni to al dente following directions on the package.
  3. Combine beaten eggs, milk, heavy cream, salt and pepper, and set aside.
  4. Place half of the macaroni noodles in the dish.
  5. Top with half of the butter, half of the cubed cheese, and half of the shredded cheese.
  6. Gently pour in half of the liquid mixture.
  7. Repeat the layering process until all ingredients are used.
  8. Place in preheated oven and cook for 45-50 minutes, until it is set and the top is lightly browned.
  9. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!