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Extra Cheesy Macaroni and Cheese

An Extra Cheesy Macaroni and Cheese recipe for the mac & cheese lover in your life.

An Extra Cheesy Macaroni and Cheese recipe for the mac & cheese lover in your life.

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Instructions

  1. First, cook the elbow macaroni according to their packaging instructions.
  2. Melt the 8 tablespoons butter over medium heat in a large skillet.
  3. Then whisk in the 4 tablespoons flour, 1 & 1/2 teaspoons salt and 1 teaspoon black pepper. Whisk continuously.
  4. Once the butter and flour begin to simmer, slowly whisk in the 16 ounces heavy cream and 1 cup milk into the skillet. Whisk continuously.
  5. When the cream begins to simmer again turn the heat down to low and add all of the cheese a cup at a timeĀ (1/4 cup cream cheese, 2 & 1/2 cups sharp chedddar, 1 cup colby cheese, and 1 cup sharp white cheddar cheese), continually whisking.
  6. Once melted and blended well, whisk in the 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, 1/4 teaspoon dried basil, and salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Finally, pour the creamy cheese over the drained pasta and stir well.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy!
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