Ooey Gooey Mac N Cheese

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes


  • 1/2 pound of elbow macaroni
  • 3 tablespoons and 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon powdered mustard
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 large egg
  • 12 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • chopped onion to taste
  • black pepper to taste


  1. Cook macaroni in large pot to al dente
  2. In a separate pan, melt the butter on low heat. Whisk in the flour and mustard and keep it moving for about 5 minutes, making sure the mixture is free of lumps. Add milk, onion, bay leaf, and paprika. Simmer for 10 minutes and remove bay leaf.
  3. Temper in the egg to the mixture. Add 3/4 of the cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. add the macaroni and sauce mixture into a 2 quart casserole dish. Top with remaining cheese.
  5. melt the 1 tablespoon butter in a sauté pan and toss in the bread crumbs to coat. sprinkle the bread crumbs on top of the macaroni.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes – rest for 5 minutes before serving

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Ellen Hawley says:

    Looks good.

  2. Jesus says:

    Tempting! And Yummy! Delicious Meal!

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