9/06/2008

Deen Bros. Baked Mac & Cheese



I saw this recipe on Mommy's Kitchen blog and thought "I have got to make that!!!" As a gal who will admit I really love the Mac in the Blue Box, this was a welcome change of pace. NOT day-glo orange and full of flavor, this hit the spot on a lazy Saturday evening...I served it with some corn and some smoked sausage.

Baked Mac and Cheese

From "The Deen Bros. Cookbook"

Ingredients:

2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni *I used shells
8 ounces Cheddar cheese, shredded (about 2 cups) *I used4 c. shredded colby jack
8 ounces American cheese, shredded (about 2 cups)
1 cup whole milk *I used 3/4 c. 2% milk and 1/4 c. heavy cream
½ cup sour cream *I used light

2 eggs
¼ cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces
1 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce or to taste -- optional
½ teaspoon salt

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish; set aside. In a saucepan, cook macaroni according to package directions, drain. Return macaroni to saucepan.

2. While macaroni is hot, add the cheeses to the pan; stir well. Spread the macaroni mixture in the prepared baking dish.


In a bowl, whisk together the milk, sour cream, eggs, butter, hot sauce and salt. Pour the milk mixture over the macaroni.

3. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown and bubbling. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Makes 8 servings

3 comments:

Stephanie said...

This looks so yummy! I love your blog!:) I got your email and will write back soon:) excited to get to know you.
Stephanie (swanbride28 from the nest)

Joelen said...

Oooh, this looks great! I like the use of sour cream in this and will have to try the recipe soon!

Mommy's Kitchen said...

Shawna it turned out great. Wasnt it just to die for. I havent found a great mac and chese recipe till i saw this one it's definitly a keeper. I am so glad you stopped by my site. ttys

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