Down Home Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, divided
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 pound VELVEETA Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product, cut up
  • 1 (8 ounce) package KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese , divided
  • 2 cups elbow macaroni, cooked, drained
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned dry bread crumbs
  1. Melt 3 tablespoons of the butter in large saucepan on low heat. Blend in flour and salt; cook and stir 1 minute. Gradually add milk; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Add prepared cheese product and 1-1/2 cups of the shredded cheese; stir until melted. Stir in macaroni.
  2. Pour into lightly greased 1-1/2-quart casserole. Melt remaining 1 Tablespoon butter; toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle casserole with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and bread crumb mixture.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.