Your microwave will come in handy for this quick and easy macaroni and cheese dish. The sauce is a simple matter of melting butter, American cheese and Cheddar cheese. Pour it over cooked macaroni and you have a comforting classic.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 (16 ounce) package macaroni
- 1 cup American cheese
- 1 (8 ounce) package extra sharp Cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup butter
Cook elbow macaroni according to package directions. Drain.
Meanwhile, cut up butter, American cheese, and sharp cheese into 1 inch squares for easy melting. Separate butter and cheeses into two equal size portions.
Begin with one of the butter and cheese portions, microwave on 50% power for 7 minutes. Remove from microwave and stir well. Add second portion of butter and cheese to melted mixture. Microwave an additional 7 minutes on 50% power. Remove and stir well.
Pour cheese mixture over cooked macaroni and stir until noodles are coated with butter and cheese mixture. Allow to stand for 10 minutes before serving.