Munchie Mondays #2

Another week of tasty treats to share.  Enjoy!

Kid-Friendly Homemade Mac and Cheese


1 (16 oz) box of elbow macaroni noodles
10 tablespoons (1 stick + 2 TB) butter, divided
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups milk
12 ounces cheese – any kind you prefer – we usually do cheddar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 Tablespoons dry bread crumbs


  • Large pot to boil water
  • Saucepan to make sauce
  • Large casserole dish for baking
  • Measuring spoons and cups


  1. Cook macaroni noodles and drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  3. In a saucepan, melt 1 stick (8 TB) butter over medium heat. Stir in flour. Slowly add milk, stirring. Bring to a boil and stir for 2 minutes. Turn off the burner and add the cheese, salt, and pepper, stirring until the cheese is melted. Add the elbow macaroni noodles and mix well.
  4. Turn into a 2 quart casserole dish.
  5. Mix 2 TB melted, butter, 4 TB bread crumbs, and a dash of pepper. Sprinkle over the mac ‘n cheese.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes.

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