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Home Made Macaroni and Cheese


7 ounces macaroni                                1/4 cup butter

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour          2 cups milk

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese      1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper                    2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese        1 cup dry bread crumbs

2 tablespoons butter

 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

In a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and stir in flour. Cook for about 1 minute, until smooth and bubbly; stirring occasionally. Mix in milk, cream cheese, salt, pepper, and Dijon mustard. Continue cooking until sauce is thickened. Add cooked macaroni and Cheddar cheese.

Pour into 2 quart casserole dish. In small bowl mix together bread crumbs, butter; spread over macaroni and cheese. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and heated through.