Food Storage Cheeseburger Mac ‘n Cheese: Magic Mix Food Storage Recipes

(no joke! It tastes just like a McDonald’s cheeseburger, what kid can resist? Not to mention it’s a complete meal in one and is just as easy and fast as the stuff in the blue box plus it sneaks in vegetables and food storage. Try it! Your family will eat powdered milk! :)

Food Storage Cheeseburger Mac 'n Cheese
Recipe type: Dinner
 
Try this fantastic food storage recipe out on your pickiest little eaters-they will love it!
Ingredients
  • 2 C. White Sauce from Magic Mix (See Below)
  • 2 C. Uncooked Macaroni (from food storage :)
  • 2 C. Cheese
  • 1-2 tsp. salt or garlic salt (optional)
  • ½ C. Ketchup
  • 1 T. Yellow Mustard
  • 1 lb. Cooked Ground Beef (I cook all my ground beef when I buy it and separate it into 1 lb. bags which makes a meal like this SOO easy!)
  • ¼ C. Dehydrated Onion hydrated in ½ C. Warm Water, drained (optional)
  • 1 Bag Frozen Mixed Vegetables (if you want an easy way to cook frozen vegetables, simply poke the bag with a fork and cook in your microwave for 5-6 minutes. Those new Steamer veggie bags do the same thing but are tons more money!)
Instructions
  1. Cook Macaroni in boiling water until tender. Cook hamburger while macaroni cooks. Drain macaroni and make white sauce in empty pot. Combine all ingredients and heat through. (I garnished mine with fresh tomatoes.)
Notes
Magic Mix White Sauce-makes 1 C. ⅔ C. Magic Mix 1 C. Water In saucepan combine Magic Mix and water. Stir rapidly (I use a wire wisk) over medium heat until it starts to bubble. (Use Magic Mix White Sauce for all recipes calling for a white or cream sauce.)

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  • Mary

    That pudding looks yummy! I’ve heard of magic mix somewhere before, not sure where. Hey, can I come over sometime and use your mixer? I definitely need to have this stuff in my fridge! :)

  • Mary

    That pudding looks yummy! I’ve heard of magic mix somewhere before, not sure where. Hey, can I come over sometime and use your mixer? I definitely need to have this stuff in my fridge! :)

  • The Five that Jive

    I’ve never heard of magic mix but I’ll have to give it a try now. I’m getting over the stomach flu and never thought to have 7-up and chicken noodle soup as part of my food storage…but I’ve learned my lesson!!
    Lindsey J

  • The Five that Jive

    I’ve never heard of magic mix but I’ll have to give it a try now. I’m getting over the stomach flu and never thought to have 7-up and chicken noodle soup as part of my food storage…but I’ve learned my lesson!!Lindsey J

  • Crystal G.

    Mary,

    Definitely! Come on over and make up some magic mix. It is also great to make cream soups so you can have casseroles again!

  • Crystal G.

    Mary,Definitely! Come on over and make up some magic mix. It is also great to make cream soups so you can have casseroles again!

  • Anonymous

    You are awesome! Have you tried this with potato soup or chowders? My white sauce gets easily just as you described.
    I’m excited to make this and try it out!
    Trinna Adams

  • Anonymous

    You are awesome! Have you tried this with potato soup or chowders? My white sauce gets easily just as you described. I’m excited to make this and try it out!Trinna Adams

  • Crystal G.

    Trinna,

    I haven’t had a chance to try it with a chowder but it seems like it would make those easy too. Let me know if you get to trying it before I do!

  • Crystal G.

    Trinna,I haven’t had a chance to try it with a chowder but it seems like it would make those easy too. Let me know if you get to trying it before I do!

  • Mrs. Jones

    Seriously- your blog is my favorite!!!

  • Mrs. Jones

    Seriously- your blog is my favorite!!!

  • Amy

    I made your McDonald’s Cheeseburger Macaroni and Cheese the other night. The whole family loved it. My husband said, “Man this is so good it’s shocking!” Thank you for sharing this recipe. We will be having this often.

    I’m also making my own baby food thanks to you and tonight we are going to try out your Twinkies recipe.

    Your tips are the best. Thank you so much!

  • Amy

    I made your McDonald’s Cheeseburger Macaroni and Cheese the other night. The whole family loved it. My husband said, “Man this is so good it’s shocking!” Thank you for sharing this recipe. We will be having this often.I’m also making my own baby food thanks to you and tonight we are going to try out your Twinkies recipe.Your tips are the best. Thank you so much!

  • Belle

    This sounds like something I’d love to have and use. Do you have any other recipes using the magic mix?

  • Belle

    This sounds like something I’d love to have and use. Do you have any other recipes using the magic mix?

  • Anonymous

    How could someone use butter powder instead of the butter or margarine to make the magic mix? Is there a conversion that you know of? I can’t wait to try the pudding!

  • Anonymous

    How could someone use butter powder instead of the butter or margarine to make the magic mix? Is there a conversion that you know of? I can’t wait to try the pudding!

  • Anonymous

    I think I found a reliable conversion for butter powder:

    1 teaspoon Dehydrated Butter Powder = 1 tablespoon fresh butter

    so 16 teaspoons (2 sticks of butter @ 8 tbsp each) would be 1/3 cup butter powder.

    I’ll give it a try.

  • Anonymous

    I think I found a reliable conversion for butter powder: 1 teaspoon Dehydrated Butter Powder = 1 tablespoon fresh butterso 16 teaspoons (2 sticks of butter @ 8 tbsp each) would be 1/3 cup butter powder.I’ll give it a try.

  • http://cookinwithfriends.blogspot.com/ Cara

    Just wondering how long you can store the magic mix in the fridge??

  • http://cookinwithfriends.blogspot.com Cara

    Just wondering how long you can store the magic mix in the fridge??

  • admin

    Magic Mix keeps up to 6 months in the fridge. Mine usually doesn’t last more than a month…in the sense that it’s gone. :)

  • admin

    Magic Mix keeps up to 6 months in the fridge. Mine usually doesn’t last more than a month…in the sense that it’s gone. :)

  • Cindy

    If you use the butter powder do you have to change the amount of liquid or fat in recipes?

  • Cindy

    If you use the butter powder do you have to change the amount of liquid or fat in recipes?

  • admin

    I haven’t tried using butter powder in this recipe, yet. I let you know when I figure it out!

  • admin

    I haven’t tried using butter powder in this recipe, yet. I let you know when I figure it out!

  • http://herbalmommasda.blogspot.com/ Kristine

    I’m going to make Magic Mix with finely ground whole wheat flour & butter. Of course I’ll store it in the fridge.

    I make all my “white” (beige) sauces with w/w flour. My family loves them.

    Thanks for the quick recipe. I going to try some other soon.

  • http://herbalmommasda.blogspot.com Kristine

    I’m going to make Magic Mix with finely ground whole wheat flour & butter. Of course I’ll store it in the fridge.

    I make all my “white” (beige) sauces with w/w flour. My family loves them.

    Thanks for the quick recipe. I going to try some other soon.

  • http://jennebeker.wordpress.com/ Jennifer N.

    We just used the last of our first batch of magic mix to make the cheeseburger casserole (rave reviews!). We also got our first order of butter powder and powdered milk today – so I was wondering if anybody had tried using the powdered butter in making the magic mix, and if so – how did it work out?

  • http://jennebeker.wordpress.com Jennifer N.

    We just used the last of our first batch of magic mix to make the cheeseburger casserole (rave reviews!). We also got our first order of butter powder and powdered milk today – so I was wondering if anybody had tried using the powdered butter in making the magic mix, and if so – how did it work out?

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  • Mia

    this stuff is FANTASTIC – thank you so much!

  • Mia

    this stuff is FANTASTIC – thank you so much!

  • April

    Does Magic Mix freeze?

  • April

    Does Magic Mix freeze?

  • Amy

    How long does Magic Mix last in the fridge?

  • Amy

    How long does Magic Mix last in the fridge?

  • Michelle

    Love the site. I’m learning a lot and making a lot more things homemade. thanks! I’m planning to make the magic mix this weekend and try it in a few recipes. Would a glass jar work for storing it in the fridge? I would think so but it wouldn’t be the 1st time I was wrong. :)

  • Michelle

    Love the site. I’m learning a lot and making a lot more things homemade. thanks! I’m planning to make the magic mix this weekend and try it in a few recipes. Would a glass jar work for storing it in the fridge? I would think so but it wouldn’t be the 1st time I was wrong. :)

  • http://www.jasonteryn.blogspot.com/ Teryn

    I just tried making this Magic Mix and I ended up with more of a dough than cornstarch. What am I doing wrong?

  • http://www.jasonteryn.blogspot.com Teryn

    I just tried making this Magic Mix and I ended up with more of a dough than cornstarch. What am I doing wrong?

  • Sally

    How do I make Magic Mix with *instant* powdered milk?

  • Sally

    How do I make Magic Mix with *instant* powdered milk?

  • Kris

    I’m unsure that I will ues the MAGIC MIX often so what can I put in the Lemon Chicken recipe as a substitute?

  • Kris

    I’m unsure that I will ues the MAGIC MIX often so what can I put in the Lemon Chicken recipe as a substitute?

  • lvlc

    I have one suggestion. Can you put a separate section about Magic Mix?

    I see that is better to have a Magic Mix section and under it, all the recipes related.

    Love your site! :)

  • lvlc

    I have one suggestion. Can you put a separate section about Magic Mix?

    I see that is better to have a Magic Mix section and under it, all the recipes related.

    Love your site! :)

  • Kati

    I see lots of questions about the Magic Mix, but, I don’t see any answers or comments….where do I find those…I really want to know how you’ve answered these questions. Thanks–your website is just great! Thanks for sharing your hard work!

  • Kati

    I see lots of questions about the Magic Mix, but, I don’t see any answers or comments….where do I find those…I really want to know how you’ve answered these questions. Thanks–your website is just great! Thanks for sharing your hard work!

  • lvlc

    I love your website… specially the Magic Mix part. I have a question regarding it. Your recipe calls for 2 1/3 C of powdered milk when other recipes call for 4C even thought the other ingredients are the same (1C all purp. flour & 1 C of butter)

    How did you came up with this recipe? Have you find this one to be better? why is that? And last, how can I adjust other recipes, that call for the 4C recipe, to your magic mix recipe?

  • lvlc

    I love your website… specially the Magic Mix part. I have a question regarding it. Your recipe calls for 2 1/3 C of powdered milk when other recipes call for 4C even thought the other ingredients are the same (1C all purp. flour & 1 C of butter)

    How did you came up with this recipe? Have you find this one to be better? why is that? And last, how can I adjust other recipes, that call for the 4C recipe, to your magic mix recipe?

  • Chris

    Hi lvlc

    Just wanted to let you know that the recipes that are calling for 4 cup of the powdered milk are using INSTANT powdered milk, NOT regular dry milk. Hope that helps.

  • Chris

    Hi lvlc

    Just wanted to let you know that the recipes that are calling for 4 cup of the powdered milk are using INSTANT powdered milk, NOT regular dry milk. Hope that helps.

  • lvlc

    Thanks Chris! That sure helps… If I want to try one of their recipes with Crystal’s Magic Mix… should I use the same amount?

  • lvlc

    Thanks Chris! That sure helps… If I want to try one of their recipes with Crystal’s Magic Mix… should I use the same amount?

  • Melanie

    I already had a variation of the Magic Mix in the fridge using 1/2 cup cornstarch and twice the (instant) milk powder. I made chocolate pudding using this recipe with 1 1/4 parts magic mix and it has turned out delightful! :) Thanks :)

  • Melanie

    I already had a variation of the Magic Mix in the fridge using 1/2 cup cornstarch and twice the (instant) milk powder. I made chocolate pudding using this recipe with 1 1/4 parts magic mix and it has turned out delightful! :) Thanks :)

  • Charlotte

    Is the cheese powder or regular cheese? Thanks!

  • Charlotte

    Is the cheese powder or regular cheese? Thanks!

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  • Sabrina

    We just had the Magic Mix Pudding. I love it! Jello instant won’t cut it any longer. Thanks for your great website. I will be trying out your other tips and recipes. Thanks!

  • Sabrina

    We just had the Magic Mix Pudding. I love it! Jello instant won’t cut it any longer. Thanks for your great website. I will be trying out your other tips and recipes. Thanks!

  • Mrs. Shrub

    I used the mix to make the BEST coconut pudding ever. Just left out the cocoa and dumped in some coconut. This would make a great pie filling. Am going to try this with drained pineapple and reserved juice for part of the liquid. Thanks for sharing the mix recipe!

  • Mrs. Shrub

    I used the mix to make the BEST coconut pudding ever. Just left out the cocoa and dumped in some coconut. This would make a great pie filling. Am going to try this with drained pineapple and reserved juice for part of the liquid. Thanks for sharing the mix recipe!

  • Kelli

    what in the world is magic mix? It sounds great. Where do I get it?

  • Kelli

    what in the world is magic mix? It sounds great. Where do I get it?

  • Judy Barr

    My husband loved the McDonald’s Cheeseburger Macaroni and Cheese. He’s a big McDonald’s Cheeseburger fan and he thought it tasted just right.

  • Judy Barr

    My husband loved the McDonald’s Cheeseburger Macaroni and Cheese. He’s a big McDonald’s Cheeseburger fan and he thought it tasted just right.

  • Amber

    My pudding was a little grainy. Is this normal or could it be the powdered milk I used? I used the powdered milk from the cannery.

  • Amber

    My pudding was a little grainy. Is this normal or could it be the powdered milk I used? I used the powdered milk from the cannery.

  • Crystal-Everyday Food Storage

    It shouldn’t be grainy and you used the same powdered milk I use. Try it one more time and see if it turns out the same.

  • Crystal-Everyday Food Storage

    It shouldn’t be grainy and you used the same powdered milk I use. Try it one more time and see if it turns out the same.

  • Jean

    the pudding was the best I think I have ever had! I like the way you could adjust the amount of sugar and cocoa. I made it per your recipe though. My husband does not like real sweet things so I can adjust it with just a little less and it would still be yummy.

  • Jean

    the pudding was the best I think I have ever had! I like the way you could adjust the amount of sugar and cocoa. I made it per your recipe though. My husband does not like real sweet things so I can adjust it with just a little less and it would still be yummy.

  • Caryn

    Is there any substitute for the butter? Like white beans, similar to in your low-fat cookie recipe? I’m trying to learn about food storage and yet how I can do it in a healthy way. It’s really challenging!

  • Caryn

    Is there any substitute for the butter? Like white beans, similar to in your low-fat cookie recipe? I’m trying to learn about food storage and yet how I can do it in a healthy way. It’s really challenging!

  • Renee

    I made my magic mix about a month ago and just didn’t seem to find a way to use it. Finally yesterday was a CRAZY day. We finally got into the kitchen for dinner at 8pm. I couldn’t make what was on my meal plan…so I was searching around for an alternative.

    I found some leftover pasta and some broiled fish. I thought…oh now I just need a good white sauce & cheese. Voila….Cheesy Pasta. I used my Magic Mix to make the white sauce and then added lots of shredded cheese & some spices. My family LOVED it. My husband said it was the BEST cheese sauce I have ever made. I am very impressed with Magic Mix. I can’t wait to try the next thing….I am thinking pudding for dessert tonight :)

  • Renee

    I made my magic mix about a month ago and just didn’t seem to find a way to use it. Finally yesterday was a CRAZY day. We finally got into the kitchen for dinner at 8pm. I couldn’t make what was on my meal plan…so I was searching around for an alternative.

    I found some leftover pasta and some broiled fish. I thought…oh now I just need a good white sauce & cheese. Voila….Cheesy Pasta. I used my Magic Mix to make the white sauce and then added lots of shredded cheese & some spices. My family LOVED it. My husband said it was the BEST cheese sauce I have ever made. I am very impressed with Magic Mix. I can’t wait to try the next thing….I am thinking pudding for dessert tonight :)

  • Lianne

    Wow! I am so addicted to your site. Thanks for all the meals this week. I have tried several and my family is asking for 2nds and 3rds. That only happens very rarely with my kids. I swear they have this secret agreement to hate all the foods that the other one loves. That only happened once out of 6 recipes that I tried from your sight. I just tried your broccoli potato soup tonight but I did an experiment with the magic mix. I dicided this time to try it with protein powder(I used soy) It work really well. I had to add more water because it was very thick though. Thanks for sharing. I can’t wait to get a hold of your book.

  • Lianne

    Wow! I am so addicted to your site. Thanks for all the meals this week. I have tried several and my family is asking for 2nds and 3rds. That only happens very rarely with my kids. I swear they have this secret agreement to hate all the foods that the other one loves. That only happened once out of 6 recipes that I tried from your sight. I just tried your broccoli potato soup tonight but I did an experiment with the magic mix. I dicided this time to try it with protein powder(I used soy) It work really well. I had to add more water because it was very thick though. Thanks for sharing. I can’t wait to get a hold of your book.

  • Karen Hawkins

    Can you clarify something? So…for the Magic Mix recipe, we use 2 1/3 c instant powdered milk?

  • Karen Hawkins

    Can you clarify something? So…for the Magic Mix recipe, we use 2 1/3 c instant powdered milk?

  • Crystal-Everyday Food Storage

    No, it is 2 1/3 c. NON instant milk (like from an LDS cannery) if you are going to use instant milk you’ll need to double the amount of powdered milk, which would be 4 2/3 c. (see why it’s so great to use non-instant milk? :)

  • Crystal-Everyday Food Storage

    No, it is 2 1/3 c. NON instant milk (like from an LDS cannery) if you are going to use instant milk you’ll need to double the amount of powdered milk, which would be 4 2/3 c. (see why it’s so great to use non-instant milk? :)

  • Crystal A.

    Where do you get Magic Mix? I’d love to try the recipes.

  • Crystal A.

    Where do you get Magic Mix? I’d love to try the recipes.

  • Crystal A.

    Sorry, just found on your website how to make it. I’m going to try and make it right now. Below is the link for the location of the video for others.

    http://everydayfoodstorage.net/2008/06/17/yummy-yummy-magic-mix-fudgesicles/food-storage-recipes

  • Crystal A.

    Sorry, just found on your website how to make it. I’m going to try and make it right now. Below is the link for the location of the video for others.

    http://everydayfoodstorage.net/2008/06/17/yummy-yummy-magic-mix-fudgesicles/food-storage-recipes

  • Cami

    I made the magic mix with the 4 2/3 c instant powdered milk. Now how do I convert the measurement for Magic Mix in the recipees since mine is made with so much more milk…help!

  • Cami

    I made the magic mix with the 4 2/3 c instant powdered milk. Now how do I convert the measurement for Magic Mix in the recipees since mine is made with so much more milk…help!

  • Anonymous

    Hi,
    Can you make magic mix out of long terms storage by substituting powdered butter or margarine for real butter or margarine? I am looking fro recipes which can be made from what ever you have in cans from food storage if you could not go to the store or if you did not have a cow.

  • Crystal-Everyday Food Storage

    you can try it and let me know. Thanks!

  • Anonymous

    I love your website. I just recently discovered it, and I have been watching all of your videos, printing off a lot of the recipes, and trying to soak up as much information as possible. I have used powdered milk for many years (for baking and cooking), have made the sweetened condensed milk for many years, and thought I knew lots of ways to use it. Reading your website has opened my eyes to so many more possibilities! I love that you share your wealth of knowledge with the rest of us. I have so many recipes I want to try.

    I have also gathered the courage to try the powdered eggs. I ordered a can of them, and I am anxious for them to arrive. You have given me the boost I needed to learn more ways to use my food storage.

    Again, thanks for all that you do.

  • Name

    You are so sensible! I love your site and common sense tips.

  • Name

    What a sensible site! You have just confirmed everything I secretly suspected how consumers need to educate themselves. Excellent recipes that this confimed thrift person will certainly use.

  • Yolob

    I am just writing to thank you for the Magic Mix recipe. I made the chocolate pudding, and it was good. Today, I made cream of chicken soup for a chicken dish I was putting in the crockpot. It was fabulous.

  • Sheri

    Mix a Meal has a white sauce mix that I use, that uses dehydrated margarine or butter. Combine: 4 cups powdered milk, 4 cups flour, 4 cups dehydrated margarine or butter, 2 tsp. salt. For use: 1/2 cup white sauce mix, 1 cup hot water. Bring to boil in sauce pan. With wire whisk stir constantly over medium heat until thick to prevent scorching.

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  • moroccantreasures

    You might want to research the pastic bags and chemicals that can leach into your food if you nuke them in the bags they come in and it doesnt specify that for use. I am paranoid I know just wanted to point that out, many plastics are only good/safe for certain uses.

    1 Bag Frozen Mixed Vegetables (if you want an easy way to cook frozen vegetables, simply poke the bag with a fork and cook in your microwave for 5-6 minutes. Those new Steamer veggie bags do the same thing but are tons more money!)

  • Gaye

    I am celiac..meaning I cannot have any wheat or grains with gluten. Is there a recipe that I can use that won't have wheat flour to make this mix? Also, I never saw an answer to the question if food storage butter could be used successfully in this recipe.
    Thanks!

  • eatfoodstorage

    I would check the blog eatingglutenfree.com for more information about
    cooking gluten free. I don't use powdered butter so I don't know if it
    would work in the mix.

  • Gayle

    can you make magic mix in a food processor instead?

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  • http://www.bestpressurecookerreviews.com/ Ann of Pressure Cooker Reviews

    This is the first time I have heard of this magic mix thing? is it like your original creation? nevertheless, I am excited to try it as I cook a lot of stuff that I know I can use it with…seems like it can make foods flavorful.

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    This is the first time I have heard of this magic mix thing? is it like your original creation? nevertheless, I am excited to try it as I cook a lot of stuff that I know I can use it with…seems like it can make foods flavorful.

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  • shirolin72

    Hi Cami I had to make it the same way as here in Australia I can't find the non instant powered milk. I know it seems a lot but I have just used the same amounts that the recipe calls for so for example the white sauce I use 2/3 Cup mix to 1 Cup water and it works out perfectly, Good Luck and Enjoy :)

  • Lisa

    I have tried something new. If you only have instant powdered milk & a blender that can make peanut butter you can make non-instant powder milk. It worked great. Only do 1 package at a time & pulse = powdered milk.

  • Julie

    How about a recipe for gluten-free magic mix? This would be awesome…

  • http://www.christinehudnall.com Christine

    Have to say, love, love, love… Magic Mix! I didn't honestly think I would use it a lot when I first tried to make it, but then I tried the fudgesicles (I mean, come on, chocolate!). I was hooked.

    Since that first time, I've adapted some things and thought I would share them:

    For the Magic Mix itself – I use 3/4 C softened butter – works perfectly and have never had it fail to work.

    For sauces and gravies (and actually beginning of pudding and fudgesicles too), instead of ruining my non-stick pan with whisk, I keep a glass jar handy, put everything in that, shake to mix, then put in pan and use wooden spoon.

    Pudding and Fudgesicles – I cut down the sugar to 1/3 C and use 2 T cocoa – works beautifully.

    I also switched up making the fudgesicles in ice cube trays – instead, I line 2 jelly roll pans (If I use whole recipe – most of the time I cut it in 1/2 – using 1 jelly roll pan) with parchment paper. Then I slowly pour mixture over pan, leaving about 1 inch on each side. Spread it out a little, if needed, cover with plastic wrap – freeze. Once completely frozen – I do at least 4 hours, break up the 'bark' into bite sized pieces and keep in container or freezer bag, in the freezer. Grab a piece as you need your chocolate fix. :o)

    Some pieces will be thicker than others, but that just makes the 'bark', well, barkier!

    Heavy bottomed pans work better, not as easy to burn. And the wider the pan, the faster the mixture will heat up. Just make sure to heat and mix thoroughly, otherwise there will be a slight graininess because not everything melted/melded together.

  • eatfoodstorage

    Thanks for sharing!

  • Ami

    Anyone tried using butter powder in the majic mix, instead of having to keep it in the fridge or freezer? It will change the volume needed to make sauce, I would think. More than that, does the butter behave like butter, and thicken the sauce?

  • Michelle B.

    Hi Crystal,

    I just tried your Magic Mix today and used the Cream of Chicken Soup recipe first to mix into another recipe. It seemed to turn out good, even though I added 1/4 c. more broth to the recipe and it thickened pretty quickly. (I used the 1/2 c. Cornstarch instead of the flour for the Magic Mix since I was running low on flour. I also used instand dry milk, so I doubled the amount of milk powder.) Then tonight I was feeling more confident and excited about the Magic Mix and tried to make the Magic Mix Pudding ( I love chocolate pudding with coconut sprinkled on top!) and it never thickened at all, so I thickened it with Ultra Gel after having waited for it to cool while putting my kids to bed. Sorry to be so long winded about this but I can’t think what went wrong. I am pretty sure the mix was well combined–I used a pastry cutter to combine well. And since the 1/2 c. milk was not mentioned in the recipe instructions, I assumed to add it with the 2 c. water. Any suggestions? I would love to have it work and try the pudding pops too. I am an big fan of yours, got your book when it first came out at Costco and use it quite often. I am so glad that you have shared your helpful tips with all of us! I love using powdered milk, but this is the first time I have tried the magic mix.

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  • Mavis

    Have you tried making this with “butter powder”…you know, the dehydrated butter powder that’s sold at the same places food storage items are sold.

  • Mavis

    Have you tried making this with “butter powder”…you know, the dehydrated butter powder that’s sold at the same places food storage items are sold.

  • Anonymous

    nope, let me know if you do!

  • Anonymous

    nope, let me know if you do!

  • Anonymous

    nope, let me know if you do!

  • Lisa Smallwood

    What is the refrigerator shelf life of magic mix?

  • Lisa Smallwood

    What is the refrigerator shelf life of magic mix?

  • Anonymous

    as long as you can store butter in thefridge. That is your only limiting
    factor.

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  • EJH

    When I click on the Magic Mix page for the “Chocolate Pudding”–the “Cheeseburger Mac & Cheese” recipe comes up.  Can’t find the chocolate pudding recipe on your web site. Thank you so much!

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  • Jennifer G