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    4-6 ramekins

Baked Gourmet Mac & Cheese

Main Ingredient: Pasta

Yield: 4-6 ramekins

Photo and Recipe courtesy of As the Bunny Hops, Amy

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white cheddar, grated
  • 1 c. Romano cheese, grated
  • 1/2 lb. macaroni
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • cayenne and paprika, to taste
  • breadcrumbs

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and whisk for one minute. Add milk and continue to whisk until it’s bubbly and thick. Remove from heat and add grated cheeses and seasonings.
  2. Boil macaroni according to package directions. Drain well. Stir macaroni into cheese sauce.
  3. Pour macaroni and cheese sauce into greased ramekins. Top with coarsely chopped homemade bread crumbs tossed with butter. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until top is browned.

BLACK CREEK® PRODUCTS USED IN THIS RECIPE

Black Creek®  Double Smoked Cheddar Cheese

Black Creek® Cheddar cheeses are conscientiously cultivated under the watchful eye of a Certified Master Cheesemaker. Black Creek® Double Smoked Cheddar Cheese is naturally aged to produce a distinctive flavor profile that’s rich and creamy with a pleasant sharpness. After careful aging, the cheese is then smoked twice to impart a robustly smoky flavor.

Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 2 Years)

Black Creek® offers award-winning premium Cheddar cheeses that are recognized for their rich and creamy taste. Each of the brands’ offerings is carefully selected to ensure you receive a consistently delicious cheese that’s perfect for snacking.

Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 3 Years)

For over a century, farm fresh milk from the heart of America’s Dairyland has been finely crafted into classic, naturally-aged cheeses under the watchful eyes of certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers. Black Creek® Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese is made using these same time-honored traditions and carefully aged for three years to build a full, richly sharp flavor and delightfully crumbly texture.

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