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Catholic Recipe: Baked Macaroni and Cheese


  • 1 package (8 ounces) elbow macaroni
  • 3 Tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • few grains pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 pound sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 Tablespoon grated onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup buttered crumbs


Serves: 6-8

Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours

Difficulty: • •

Cost: $$$$

For Ages:15+



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Macaroni and cheese is a favorite for many. This version is baked in the oven after mixing.


Cook macaroni in boiling salted water until tender; drain; rinse with hot water. Melt butter or margarine; blend in flour, salt, and pepper. Add milk; cook, stirring over low heat until smooth and thickened. Add cheese, onion, mustard, and Worcestershire sauce; stir over low heat until cheese melts. Add macaroni. Pour into greased casserole. Top with buttered crumbs. Bake at 375┬░ about 25 minutes or until browned. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965