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“I updated this recipe to fit my tastes. My friends called it adult "mac and cheese". I used Gnocchi that I had made and frozen, but store bought can be used, as well.”

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degees.
  2. In a small sauce pan over med heat, warm the milk.
  3. In a med sauce pan over med low heat add the butter.
  4. When the butter has melted, add the flour and cook, stirring constantly, 2 to 3 minutes, to make a roux.
  5. Remove from heat and slowly add the hot milk, while whisking constantly.
  6. Add the salt, and return to med heat and cook, stiring constantly, until the sauce is smooth and thick enough to coat the back of the spoon, about 1 minute.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Place half the cooked Gnocchi into a baking dish.
  9. Top with half of the white sauce and half the cheese.
  10. Place the other half of the Gnocchi into baking dish.
  11. Top with the remaining sauce and remaining cheese.
  12. Cut the remaining butter (1TBS) into small bits and pat them over the sauce.
  13. Sprinkle top evenly with the bread crumbs.
  14. Bake the gratin until the sauce is bubbling around the edges, and the top is golden brown, about 30 minute.
  15. Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minute.

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