Mom’s Macaroni and Cheese
½ cup butter (divided)
4 T. flour
1 tsp. salt
¼ tsp. pepper
2 cups milk
1 ½ cups cheddar cheese (shredded or cut into ½ inch cubes)
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 ¼ tsp. prepared mustard
1 T. onion (chopped)
8 saltine crackers (crushed)
2 cups elbow macaroni (cooked and drained)
DirectionsIn saucepan, melt ½ of the butter (4T); stir in flour, salt and pepper; whisk in milk until smooth; cook and stir for 2 minutes; reduce heat to low; add cheese, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and onion; stir until cheese is melted.
Add cooked macaroni; transfer to greased 8X8 baking dish, casserole dish or four separate ramekins.
Sprinkle with saltines and dot with remaining butter (4T).
Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until heated through.
Note: May be prepared in advance and frozen.