Down Home Macaroni and Cheese

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Servings: 5
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  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, divided
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 lb. (8 oz.) Velveeta, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 cups elbow macaroni, cooked, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 Ritz crackers, crushed


Heat oven to 350-degrees.

Melt 3 Tbsp. butter in medium saucepan on medium heat. Whisk in flour, cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in milk, cook until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly. Add Velveeta, cook 3 minutes or until melted, stirring frequently. Stir in macaroni.

Spoon into 2 quart casserole sprayed with cooking spray, sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Melt remaining butter, toss with cracker crumbs. Sprinkle over casserole.

Bake 20 minutes or until heated through.