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Southern Macaroni and Cheese

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  • 1 pound elbow macaroni
  • 3 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese (shredded, reserve 1 cup for topping)
  • 1/4 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups 2% milk (or whole)
  • 3 eggs (beaten)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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    Calories720Calories from Fat340
    Total Fat38g58%
    Saturated Fat22g110%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat340
    Total Carbohydrate61g20%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Brittany 6 months ago
    Turned out great even my very picky 3 year old loved it! I used 2 eggs instead of 3 and also added onion powder garlic powder pepper and salt. Very creamy & Delicious
    I have to agree with Dan, this was pretty bland - not bad, but not anything special. Next time, I would add some pizzaz - crushed red pepper & a dash of Sriracha or garlic with Italian herbs. I like it better than the box, but the kids requested the box next time ;)
    Dan Summer a year ago
    Easy to make. Taste very bland and was not creamy in anyway. I will try again with heavy cream and extra butter. If it can be creamier and still easy to make it would be worth cooking more often.
    Dave M. a year ago
    Turned out really good. The only thing I did different was to chop up some garlicy croutons into a bread crumb texture in my mini chopper and sprinkle them on the top to make a crunchy crust.
    Michael Adams a year ago
    Turned out great. I used a little extra butter and cheese.
    Screen, Ph.D. a year ago
    It was delicious my family loved it easy to make
    Amanda Hopkins a year ago
    Amazing!The kids devoured every bite!
    Mark W. a year ago
    I did make some “tweaks” to this recipe as the first time I made it found it not very creamy as some reviews mentioned. So, next time used heavy cream instead of the milk and only used 2 eggs....turned out awesome....and creamy !!
    Robert Masek a year ago
    It turned out great, everyone loved it
    Cummings a year ago
    It’s simple and tasty
    Tania Sayre a year ago
    Awesome! My kids absolutely love it!!!!
    Tiawan Moore a year ago
    This recipe turned out great. It’s very easy to make; will be making this again!
    Shelby Frahm a year ago
    I added some extra cheese and it was a hit in my house, will make again
    Adam Rowe a year ago
    Fast and easy was unsure at first but was very good
    Bryce Adam a year ago
    I added velveeta, Rotel, and bacon. I also added ritz cracker and saltine together for the topping with paprika also in there. It was a hit with my 3 other roommates!
    Matthew Sutton a year ago
    easy to make. 10/10 would make again
    Katie Adair 2 years ago
    Wasn’t a fan. It was too dry and bland.
    Tomrukçu 2 years ago
    nice,easy,cheeesy ill make again
    Collins 2 years ago
    I would definitely make this again.
    Willpotter 2 years ago
    Yummy. Just mmmmmmm mmmmmmmm goooood!!
    Connie Tinkam 2 years ago
    This was easy to make. The time consuming part is the pasta then five minutes later it’s in the oven. Easy! Delicious. I made 2 pounds of pasta for my big family and used a bit of mozzarella since I ran out of cheddar. Still wonderful
    Brianna Woods 2 years ago
    amazing. my family ate it all
    Rachelle 2 years ago
    Home run with the kids and the hubby!! Super cheesy - super moist - super yum!
    Deborah R. 2 years ago
    Everyone liked this.
    Rachel Sirca 2 years ago
    Dry, I like my Mac saucy. Still ok and feed 7
    Edgardo Mendoza 2 years ago
    It turned out amazing! Will definitely do again for big holidays and even just for dinner when I have the time.
    Nancy Touchet 2 years ago
    OMG!!!! Made this tonight for my husband and I and I wish thats all we had because it was soooo yummy!!! I cut the recipe in half and we still had leftovers.....can this be would you reheat it??? Dont know what the naysayers did wrong but it came out perfect!! BTW, thus is tge first time I have made mac and cheese from scratch!
    C 2 years ago
    Delicious! Got rave reviews from friends!
    Taylor Crossman 2 years ago
    Delicious! I added seasoned chicken! The pasta didn't stick together really so we used spoons to scoop. No complaints though!
    Richardson 2 years ago
    Made this once about to prepare it again. My kids ate it all in two days out of a big pan I made. Great, isn’t dry like most Mac n cheese dishes I’ve tasted from others. A must try