- January 17, 2009 at 5:46 am #269549
Anyone have the recipe for this? My family LOVES their mac n cheese. 🙂
- January 17, 2009 at 7:16 am #410324
Cracker Barrel Macaroni and Cheese
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup low sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup cream
2 1/2 cups shredded colby cheese
2 1/2 cups uncooked pasta
1 teaspoon salt
In a saucepan, melt butter over medium low heat; add the flour a little bit at a time whilst whisking to make a roux.
Heat the broth.
Next, add the broth to the roux, and stir with the whisk; this will thicken as it heats.
Add a little cream, watching for the desired consistency.
Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a seperate pot; add salt and pasta.
In the other pot, add shredded cheese a 1/4 of a cup at a time whilst stirring with a spoon. When you have about one cup of cheese in you can add the rest of the cheese.
Cook the pasta until al dente; strain and combine with the cheese sauce.
Pour the mix into a casserole and bake uncovered in a preheated oven set to 350°F for about 10 minutes.
Keep an eye on the mac & cheese, you want it to brown around the edges and in patches on top.
Remove and let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!
- January 17, 2009 at 9:27 am #410330
What a good recipe, thanks Kim. I saved this one as well. I love the website too, that one is a keeper for sure.
Saved it in my favorites:)
- January 17, 2009 at 9:38 am #410331
Thanks Kim! This is sure to be a favorite in our house!
- January 18, 2009 at 5:42 am #410517
Thanks! I can’t wait to try it! I hope I can make it just as good!
- January 18, 2009 at 10:28 am #410525
I wonder if this would work with Velveeta instead of Colby cheese?
- January 18, 2009 at 12:12 pm #410539
I make homemade “Mac n Cheese” alot and you can change the cheese in this recipe. Just follow the recipe as it states ( shredded) it will mix easier in your recipe. And you should have no problems. The “Velveeta”
that you want to use will give this recipe a milder taste.
Another little trick here is save some of the cheese and sprinkle it on top before putting it in the oven ( this will give you a nice looking finished product). Yumm
- January 18, 2009 at 12:53 pm #410528
My kids love mac and cheese, will have to make this tonight since I have every thing here.
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