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Creamy Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese

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  • 1 pound elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 5 cups whole milk
  • 24 ounces sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 8 ounces American cheese (sliced and chopped)
  • salt
  • pepper
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium41% DV980mg
    Fat65% DV42g
    Protein71% DV36g
    Carbs17% DV50g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories730Calories from Fat380
    Total Fat42g65%
    Saturated Fat26g130%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat380
    Total Carbohydrate50g17%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C0%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Leanne 5 months ago
    Amazing think it needs some stronger cheese
    addie 5 months ago
    it was really good! i will use this recipe again.
    Camden Colletti 5 months ago
    just amazing! My go-to recipe for dinner
    Abbie Dale 6 months ago
    very good will try again
    Emily Catterson 6 months ago
    Omg I am so excited to try this I only use packaged mix but that’s about to change!!!
    Jessica Tignor 9 months ago
    I’ve used this recipe plenty of times and it turns out amazing every time I Love it! I don’t use American in mine though only shredded
    Beth Craig 10 months ago
    I knew as I was making it that it was not going to be like in the images. Very grainy and not even close to creamy. Too bad, a lot of cheese into the garbage bin and a couple of sad little boys....🙁 Will try a different recipe next time. Thanks anyway though for your effort. Maybe I did something wrong.
    Maci a year ago
    I loved the macaroni. I have messed up on many macaroni recipes. None of them would turn out very good. The sauce for this recipe was perfect. The texture was a little weird (probably one of my many mistakes) but the taste was AMAZING!!!
    Sandra L. 2 years ago
    Excellent! Used mozzarella instead because I didn't have cheddar. Very tasty.
    Martin Bekkedal 2 years ago
    Turned out awesome...definitely making it again
    Louise k. 2 years ago
    Very easy, smooth and creamy, not grainy like other recipes I’ve tried. Didn’t need to add anything other than a little pepper into the sauce before adding pasta. Husband and sons will definitely fight over this! This is a keeper:)
    Mystery 3 years ago
    Good It was amazing!!!
    Patricia G. 3 years ago
    It turned out so yummy
    CJ 3 years ago
    Love love this! Family and friend could not get enough to eat.
    Katherine 3 years ago
    i followed the recipe, and there was so much cheese. it made a lot so we refrigerated it and ate it the next day, and the cheese went down as the pasta absorbed it, and it was great. i loved it, but maybe use 2 lbs of macaroni instead of 1 lb though.
    Ranjan Chadha 3 years ago
    Great! I used cheddar and Gouda cheese and it turned out great. A little light on the noodles, but very good cheese sauce.
    Rosa 3 years ago
    My family loves this recipe, it’s so creamy. My go to recipe!
    Rawan Karadsheh 3 years ago
    tirned out just as desired
    Iulia 3 years ago
    Perfect amount of creamy cheesiness
    Hayley Gonzalez 3 years ago
    Amazing!! All the creamy awesome goodness I was hoping for :)
    Karen T. 3 years ago
    I think i can do better.. I made it for my lunch so it was quick. So I ll be trying it again.
    Angela Martin W. 3 years ago
    So I halved the recipe because I wasn’t sure how well I would like it or how well it would turn out. Wowie wow wow!!! This is my new favorite Mac n cheese!!! I love it❤️ so creamy and cheesy but in a good way. The cheese looks stringy until you mix with the noodles and then it just heaven. I made enough sauce to save for later in the week to boil more noodles and have this yummy goodness again soon!!! Thanks for the recipe. I have made a cheese sauce for veggies before but it never tasted so good..😀
    it turn out that i cant take too much cheese
    George Taaffe 3 years ago
    Awesome recipe me and the family loves it
    Jeff B. 3 years ago
    It definitely is the creamiest I've found in all the recipes I've made . Could be a little creamier . But good over all. Would make it again
    Erin F. 3 years ago
    fantastic! I had to improvise with the cheese, I didn't have enough of the listed so I used 8 oz mexican shredded and 2, 4 oz velvetta blocks.
    Jo W. 3 years ago
    By far, one of my favorite mac and cheese recipies! It is now my go to for comfort food. I varied up the cheeses because I tend to have a few different ones on hand and it was absolutely amazing.
    Breanna 4 years ago
    This is a favorite in our house! I make this at least once a month if not more. This is the perfect comfort food 👍🏻
    ReneeL 4 years ago
    This was very yummy! I would recommend to use 1.5 pounds of pasta. I had leftover cheese sauce. I would definitely make this again.
    Adrienne P. 4 years ago
    I loved this recipe! It turned out great and my family couldn't get enough of it. Will definitely be using this recipe from now on. YUM.