Baked Mac and Cheese

Serves: 12Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 1 lb. uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 1⁄2 lbs. Velveeta cheese, diced
  • 1⁄2 lb. Colby cheese, diced
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1⁄2 lb. sharp Cheddar cheese, grated


  • Cook macaroni according to package directions. Rinse, drain, and set aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Bring milk to a boil and add butter, salt, and pepper. Add Velveeta and Colby cheeses to the milk. Stir until creamy and the sauce thickens.
  • Add the egg to the cooled macaroni, then add the cheese sauce; combine well.
  • Lightly grease a 9-by-13-inches pan or spray with cooking spray. Layer the macaroni with Cheddar cheese. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly and melted to a golden brown.