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VELVEETA® Down-Home Macaroni & Cheese

VELVEETA® Down-Home Macaroni & Cheese recipe
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If you're looking for a mac and cheese recipe with the perfect balance of cheesy and creamy, the search ends here.
time
prep:
25 min
total:
45 min
servings
total:
5 servings, 1 cup each
VELVEETA Liquid Gold

What You Need

1/4
cup  butter or margarine, divided
1/4
cup  flour
1
cup  milk
1/2
lb.  (8 oz.) VELVEETA, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2
cups  elbow macaroni, cooked
1/2
cup  KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese
6
 RITZ Crackers, crushed (about 1/4 cup)

Make It

HEAT oven to 350°F.

MELT 3 Tbsp. butter in medium saucepan on medium heat. Whisk in flour; cook 2 min., stirring constantly. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to boil; cook and stir 3 to 5 min. or until thickened. Add VELVEETA; cook 3 min. or until melted, stirring frequently. Stir in macaroni.

SPOON into 2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray; sprinkle with cheddar. Melt remaining butter; toss with cracker crumbs. Sprinkle over casserole.

BAKE 20 min. or until heated through.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Healthy Living
Save 50 calories and 8g of fat, including 5g of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with fat-free milk, 2% Milk VELVEETA, KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese and RITZ Reduced Fat Crackers.
Special Extra
Stir in 1/4 cup OSCAR MAYER Real Bacon Bits with the cooked macaroni.
Substitute
Substitute KRAFT Deluxe Pasteurized Process American Cheese for the VELVEETA.
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