Macaroni and Cheese with Smoky Sausages


3 tbsp. butter or margarine
6 or 7 oz. uncooked elbow macaroni (about 2 cups)
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
2 cups shredded sharp cheese (about 8 oz)
1 qt. milk
1 pkg. (12 oz) small smoked sausage links

Heat oven to 350F.

In oven, melt butter in baking dish, 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 1 1/2". Add macaroni, salt and pepper; stir to coat macaroni with butter. Sprinkle with cheese. Pour milk over macaroni and cheese. Bake uncovered 45 minutes. Arrange sausage links on casserole. Bake 15 minutes longer or until sausages are hot.

8 servings