Southern Baked Macaroni and Cheese
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If you're looking for a homemade macaroni and cheese recipe like grandma used to make, this is it! Spice it up by using different cheeses like Pepper Jack!
Serves: 8
  • 16 oz. box elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (reserve 1 cup for the top)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • ½ stick of butter
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Prepare macaroni according to instructions on box.
  2. Drain and return to pot.
  3. Add 3 cups of cheese, milk, eggs, butter and cream cheese.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Pour into a greased 9 x 13 casserole dish.
  6. Top with the remaining 1 cup of cheese.
  7. Bake at 400 for 30 minutes.
Recipe by The Budget Diet at