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Mom's Macaroni Salad

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Ingredients

1-1/2 cups sugar
1/4 cup flour
1-1/2 cups water
1/2 cup vinegar
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup mustard
1/2 pound macaroni, cooked until tender
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped onions
2 grated carrots
1/2 dozen hard boiled eggs

Instructions

Boil sugar, flour, water and vinegar. Add mayonnaise and mustard to boiled mixture. Blend with rotary egg beater. Pour this dressing over macaroni and other remaining ingredients, except for eggs. Peel and slice eggs and place on top of salad. Note: Salad will be runny. It must be refrigerated overnight or several hours to thicken.

Joni K. Cross
Cambridge



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