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Spicy Macaroni and Cheese Bake

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“This recipe came from what my mom referred to as the 'spice' cookbook. I grew up with it and am happy to share it. It's pretty simple to make. Make a roux, add to pasta. It is a favorite at potlucks but can be altered for smaller groups. You can make it as spicy as you like. I usually make a SPICY half and a not so spicy half.”
1hr 25mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grate cheese and set aside.
  2. Cook macaroni following directions on package and set aside.
  3. For the roux Melt butter, remove from heat.
  4. Mix flour, seasoned stock base and seasonings.
  5. Slowly add mixture to butter.
  6. Cook over low heat. stirring, until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Do not allow to brown.
  7. Remove from heat and slowly stir in milk.
  8. Bring to a boil, stirring, and cook until sauce thinkens.
  9. Add 2 cups of the cheese and stir unil melted.
  10. Place half the macaroni in a buttered 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish.
  11. Sprinkle with half of remaining cheese.
  12. Pour half of sauce over all.
  13. Top with layer of macaroni and the rest of the cheese.
  14. Pour remaining cheese sauce over all. Sprinkel with paprika.
  15. Bake in 350 oven 30 to 40 minutes.
  16. Serve hot from baking dish.

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