Classic Macaroni and Cheese

Classic Macaroni and Cheese

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ¼

    c butter

  • 3

    T all-purpose flour

  • 2

    c milk

  • 1

    8-oz pkg cream cheese

  • ½

    t salt

  • ½

    t pepper

  • 2

    t Dijon mustard

  • 2

    c shredded sharp cheddar cheese

  • ½

    lb elbow macaroni, cooked (al dente)

  • Topping:

  • 2

    T butter

  • 2

    T fresh parsley, chopped

  • 1

    c dried bread crumbs

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Melt butter in medium saucepan, then add flour and mix to make a roux. Stir until mixture begins to brown, then add milk slowly and whisk to combine. Add cream cheese to saucepan. by dividing into small chunks and adding one at a time. Add salt, pepper, and mustard and mix. Then add shredded cheese and stir until melted. Add cooked macaroni to sauce and stir to incorporate. Pour into 2-qt baking dish. Prepare topping: combine ingredients in separate bowl, scatter over top of macaroni. Bake 20-25 minutes at 400 degrees, or until top is golden and macaroni is cooked through.


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