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Slow Cooker Month: Best Slowcooker Macaroni and Cheese

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Macaroni and Cheese!

One of my favorite things on earth! And not the instant kind — that’s for my kids… LOL

No, I love macaroni and cheese. As I have noted before, I have been known to pick a restaurant based on the availability of cheesy dishes! The goal of holiday meals is to find good stuff to go with the mac N cheese.

My mother made great macaroni and cheese — without a recipe. I could never quite imitate her dish — and I tried! So, I found a couple of recipes that may not have been just like hers but were exceptional! My usual go-to recipe has FOUR kinds of cheese and is divine! But it takes time…grating and grating and grating 4 kinds of cheese…

If you don’t have that kind of time, it’s possible to make good mac N cheese in the slow cooker. Really! This one is a great recipe to try. It’s quick and easy and cheesy, cheesy, cheesy!


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Best Slowcooker Mac N Cheese

Creamy Cheesy Macaroni and Cheese
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: macaroni and cheese, slow cooker


  • bowl
  • Saucepan
  • slow cooker


  • 2 C elbow macaroni uncooked
  • 1 12 oz. can of evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 C of milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp butter melted
  • 8 oz. processed cheese cubed
  • 2 C sharp cheddar cheese shredded and divided


  • Cook the macaroni as directed on the package. Rinse with cold water and drain well.
  • In a bowl whisk together the evaporated milk, milk, egg, and butter.
  • Place the macaroni into the crockpot. Pour the milk mixture over the macaroni. Add the processed cheese and 1 1/2 C of the shredded cheese. Stir to incorporate the cheese into the macaroni mixture.
  • Cover and cook on low for 3 hours or until the center is set, stirring halfway through the cooking time. Sprinkle the remaining shredded cheese over the top and heat 3 minutes or just until the cheese begins to melt.
  • Makes 8 servings


Make this macaroni and cheese a little lighter by using reduced-fat evaporated milk, skim milk and 1/3 C of egg substitute in place of the above ingredients. To add a little flavor to macaroni and cheese add crumbled crisp cook bacon.

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Slow Cooker Month: Best Slowcooker Macaroni and Cheese

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