Grandma Siemer's Creamy Macaroni and Cheese Bake

Grandma Siemer's Creamy Macaroni and Cheese Bake

Grandma Siemer’s recipes have long kept the family well fed, and her creamy macaroni and cheese is a classic. “It’s filled with delicious Wisconsin cheddar and parmesan cheese in every bite. This is the ultimate comfort food that reminds of my family, friends and the many memories that encompass fall.” - Crystal Siemers-Peterman, Wisconsin's 70th Alice in Dairyland.

servings
6

Ingredients











Cooking Instructions

1

Heat oven to 350°F. 


2

Cook macaroni according to package directions until al dente; drain. 


3

Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk, bouillon granules and pepper. Bring to boil; cook and whisk for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low; gradually stir in 1 cup cheddar until melted. Stir in macaroni, ham and parmesan. Remove from the heat.


4

Transfer to greased 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly and ham is heated through. Sprinkle with parsley if desired. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. 


Recipe Tip:
Any  brand of Wisconsin cheddar or parmesan cheese can be used.
cheese iconCheesemonger Tip:
BelGioioso’s American Grana® parmesan is made in the tradition of Italian Grana Padano. It’s made with raw milk and aged over 18 months for a complex, nutty flavor.

Ingredients











Cooking Instructions

1

Heat oven to 350°F. 


2

Cook macaroni according to package directions until al dente; drain. 


3

Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk, bouillon granules and pepper. Bring to boil; cook and whisk for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low; gradually stir in 1 cup cheddar until melted. Stir in macaroni, ham and parmesan. Remove from the heat.


4

Transfer to greased 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly and ham is heated through. Sprinkle with parsley if desired. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. 


More Recipes Like This


previous
next