Macaroni and Cheese

Cheez-It Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Course: DinnerDifficulty: Easy
Servings

8

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Total time

50

minutes

It’s perfectly creamy, cheesy and unique because of the crunchy Cheez-It topping baked right on top.

Ingredients

  • 500g pasta of your choice

  • 1/2 cup of butter, melted

  • 1/2 cup of flour

  • 2 cups of milk

  • 450g cheddar cheese, grated

  • 1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground pepper

  • 2 cups Cheez-It crackers, crushed

Directions

  • Cook pasta to al dente according to package directions
    (you will be baking it later).
  • Drain pasta and set aside.
  • Melt butter in saucepan over low heat; whisk in flour, and
    cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute or until mixture is smooth.
  • Increase heat to medium; gradually whisk in 2 cups milk,
    and cook, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until mixture is
    thickened and bubbly.
  • Stir in cheese, stirring until cheese is melted.
  • Remove pan from heat.
  • Stir pasta and ground black pepper into cheese mixture; spoon
    into a lightly greased 30cm x 20cm baking dish or casserole dish.
  • Spread crushed Cheez-It crackers evenly on top.
  • Bake uncovered at 190°C for 30 minutes or until thoroughly
    heated. Enjoy!

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