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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