Nothing reminds me of old fashioned home cooking more than Cracker Barrel. This Macaroni and Cheese is just like Mom used to make!
2 Tbsp. butter
2 Tbsp. flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. dry mustard
2 1/2 cups milk
2 cups cheddar (8 oz.), divided
2 cups elbow macaroni (8oz.)
1/4 cup buttered bread crumbs
In saucepan, melt butter. Blend in flour, salt, and mustard. Add milk, stir constantly until sauce thickens a little. Add 1 1/2 cups cheese, heat until melted, stirring.
Remove from heat.
Meanwhile, cook macaroni as directed; drain. Combine with sauce in a buttered 2 quart casserole; top with remaining cheese, then buttered bread crumbs and sprinkle with paprika.
Bake at 375′ about 20-25 minutes or until nicely browned.