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Creamy Macaroni Salad

Course Salad
Keyword macaroni
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 6 tbsp white sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup Mayo
  • 2 tbls half and half
  • 1 16 oz pkg macaroni (large shells) cooked and rinsed with cold water
  • 1 stalk celery diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced
  • 1 cup ham diced
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup frozen peas

Instructions

  1. Combine eggs, sugar, mustard, vinegar salt, and butter into a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Lower heat and let simmer until thickened. (Stir constantly). About 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Meanwhile, combine macaroni, celery, onion, ham, cheese, salt, pepper, and frozen peas into a large bowl. Add mayo and the half and half to dressing.  Pour dressing over salad and mix well. Chill until ready to serve.