Cooper CV Sharp Mac and Cheese
INGREDIENTS1 (16-ounce) box elbow macaroni
4 1/2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cups whole milk
1 pound Cooper Sharp White or Yellow cheese, shredded
Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain. Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan until sizzling. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Add milk and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens, or about 5 to 7 minutes.
Reduce heat to low. Stir in Cooper cheese and continue to stir constantly until cheese is melted, or about 5 to 7 minutes.
Add cooked macaroni and stir well. Serve immediately.
Follow all steps above, then spoon mixture into a 3-quart casserole dish. Top with breadcrumbs and bake at 350°F for 25 to 30 minutes or until brown and bubbly.