Use this recipe for easy homemade macaroni and cheese for dinner at your house tonight and everyone is sure to be happy! It has been passed down in my family for 3 generations and is always a hit!
Growing up, both of my grandmothers had their own special versions of macaroni and cheese. But my maternal grandmother’s was always my favorite! Little did I know, it was also the simplest of the two recipes, which is a really big deal for me as a busy mom of two little girls.
Easy Homemade Macaroni and Cheese – Ingredients
2 cups elbow macaroni
2 1/2 cups milk
3 TBS cornstarch
1 tsp salt
2 cups shredded Colby jack cheese
You start by cooking 2 cups of elbow macaroni according to the instructions on the package. Strain and let cool.
In a medium bowl, whisk together 2 1/2 cups milk, 1 egg, 1 tsp. salt and 3 Tbs. cornstarch.
Spray an 8-inch square glass baking dish with no stick cooking spray.
Layer elbow noodles, then milk mixture, then 1 cup of cheese. Repeat two more times.
Bake uncovered at 375 for 25-30 minutes or until the top starts to lightly brown. Let it sit for 10 minutes until digging in. Good luck on that one!