Macaroni and Cheese

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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8 ounces unsalted butter

8 ounces all-purpose flour

4 cups whole milk

1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar

1 cup shredded white American cheese

1 cup cream cheese

3 cups cooked elbow macaroni

3 tablespoons kosher salt

White pepper


  1. Make a roux by melting the butter with the flour in a large pot over medium heat. Cook the roux until it resembles wet sand, about 5 minutes Add the milk and whisk constantly until smooth. Add the Cheddar, American cheese and cream cheese, and whisk to a creamy sauce consistency.
  2. Add the sauce to the macaroni and cook to desired consistency. Mix in the kosher salt and some white pepper.