easy crock pot macaroni and cheese

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Jrkgkf Jfjgk
from Hoboken, NJ

I was recently assigned to make mac & cheese for a family gathering. I decided to cook it in a Crock Pot. But when looking for recipes, I noticed that all of them called for cooked macaroni. It is my personal belief that when I pull out the crock, I want nothing more than to throw ingredients in and let the crock do the cooking, not dirty extra pans, and spend time boiling noodles. So I came up with this and it was a big hit!

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Crock Pot recipes should be dump and go and that's exactly what this macaroni and cheese recipe is. No need to pre-boil the pasta. The noodles absorb the evaporated milk and cheddar soup. The end product is creamy, cheesy, and smooth. A great recipe to bring to potlucks or if you want an easy side dish.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 15+
prep time 5 Min
cook time 3 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For easy crock pot macaroni and cheese

  • 1 - 2 lb
    uncooked macaroni (amount depends on how many people you need to serve)
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 2 can
    cheddar soup (10.5 oz each)
  • 2 can
    evaporated milk (12 oz each)
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 2 1/2 c
    sharp cheddar
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • 1 pinch
    ground mustard
  • cooking spray

How To Make easy crock pot macaroni and cheese

  • Slow cooker sprayed with non-stick spray.
    1
    Spray Crock Pot with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Uncooked macaroni, milk, evaporated milk, cheese soup, cheese, salt, mustard, and sour cream added to slow cooker.
    2
    Add uncooked macaroni, 2 cups milk, 1 can evaporated milk, 2 cans cheese soup, 2 cups cheese, salt, mustard, and sour cream.
  • Crock Pot set to cook.
    3
    Stir and cook on low for 1 hour (or high for 30 minutes).
  • Ingredients stirred together.
    4
    It's a good idea to continuously check the macaroni to make sure it's not burning, and give it a stir so it doesn't stick to the sides.
  • Adding evaporated milk.
    5
    After one hour, stir in the additional can of evaporated milk and 1/2 cup cheese.
  • A helping of Easy Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese.
    6
    Continue to cook on low for 2 hours. Season with salt and pepper.
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