Weekly Recipe

“Bess” Truman’s Mac & Cheese”

Former First Lady Elizabeth “Bess” Wallace Truman use to make this recipe for President Truman and close friends while residing in the White House. Below is the actual hand written recipe from the First Lady.


8 oz. macaroni
1/2 pound grated cheddar cheese
2 cups milk
1 egg
1/4 cup oleo (margarine)


Cook macaroni – drain & cool
Place layer of macaroni in baking dish
Add layer of cheese and repeat layers
Combine milk & egg – pour over macaroni and cheese
Dot with butter

*This can be done the day before & refrigerated


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Published by Angie Hedgepeth

Angie Hedgepeth, Government Affairs Director for the Association, attends all the local meetings each month, as well as NAR and NCAR meetings, and keeps members abreast of the multiple issues being addressed in local, state and national government. She prepares reports on the meetings she attends and they are included in the weekly "Government Affairs Update".