Classic Macaroni 'N Cheese Recipe Serves: 4
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes

Nutritional Information

Portion 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 690
Calories from Fat 240
Total Fat 27 g
Saturated Fat 13 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 1840 mg
Total Carbs 84 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 13 g
Protein 27 g
Vitamin A 25 %
Vitamin C 0 %
Calcium 60 %
Iron 25 %

Classic Macaroni 'N Cheese

The ideal comfort food. Try with spiral macaroni for a change too.


  • 4 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh bread crumbs
  • 4 tsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups 2% milk, divided
  • 8 slices American cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked and drained


  1. Melt 2 tablespoons Country Crock® Spread, then combine with bread crumbs; set aside.
  2. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons Country Crock® Spread in 4-quart saucepan over medium heat and cook flour, stirring occasionally, 1 minute. Stir in 1/2 cup milk with wire whisk. Bring just to a boil, stirring frequently. Stir in remaining 1 cup milk. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Remove from heat, then stir in cheese, salt and pepper until cheese is melted. Stir in macaroni, then turn into 8-inch baking pan; top with bread crumbs.
  4. Broil until breadcrumbs are lightly browned.
  • Cost per recipe*: $4.94 Cost per serving*: $1.24 *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

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