Easy Mac n cheese

Ingredients :

12 oz dry macaroni
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup light cream about 10-12% MF
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
salt & pepper to taste
1 can condensed cream of cheddar soup optional 10.75oz
4 cups sharp cheddar divided
1/2 cup fresh parmesan cheese

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Directions :

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Cook macaroni according to package directions.
  • Drain and run under cold water.
  • Melt butter over medium heat in a large saucepan.
  • Whisk in flour and let cook 2 minutes while stirring.
  • Slowly whisk in cream, milk, mustard powder onion powder, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook over medium heat while stirring until thickened.
  • Remove from heat and stir in parmesan cheese & 3 cups cheddar cheese until melted.
  • Add soup if using.
  • Toss cheese sauce & macaroni noodles together.
  • Pour into a greased 9×13 pan.
  • Top with remaining cheese.
  • Bake 18-24 minutes or until bubbly.
  • Do not over cook.
  • Cool 10-15 minutes before serving.

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