If you've been looking for a way to make Macaroni and Cheese in the Slow Cooker, here you go! So simple, and a great way to pinch those pennies while eating at home. Enjoy!
As my son headed out the door on his way to school earlier this week, he said “Mom, can we please have Macaroni & Cheese for dinner tonight?” Well, normally I don't consider Mac & Cheese an entree, but I had everything we needed, and had been dying to try out some Slow Cooker Mac & Cheese in Mrs. Potts (I really didn't think it would work . . . .) Oh my goodness: it. was. perfect.
I'd seen several recipes for macaroni & cheese in the crockpot and read reviews saying they usually came out mushy, but this one was just right! I skipped a few steps in the original recipe to make life easier, so it should take you ten minutes or less to get this recipe thrown together. All I added were some Simple 7 Up Biscuits, green beans, salads and applesauce, which made for one yummy frugal feast at our house. If you've got some macaroni-and-cheese loving kids at your house I'm betting they'll enjoy this one too.
Slow Cooker Mac & Cheese
- 1 box uncooked elbow macaroni
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 2 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1 can condensed cream of chicken soup
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 cup milk we used 1%
- 1/2 tsp. black pepper
- Boil macaroni for six minutes and drain.
- Meanwhile, spray slow cooker with cooking spray and soften butter for a few seconds in the microwave to make everything easier to combine.
- Once pasta is cooked, combine all ingredients in slow cooker and stir well.
- Cook on low for between 2 and 2 1/2 hours, stirring about every thirty minutes.
Looking for more slow cooker recipes to add to your menu plan this week? Here you go . . .
- Day 1: Slow Cooker Meat Loaf
- Day 2: Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches
- Day 3: Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sliders
- Day 4: Slow Cooker Ham
- Day 5: Slow Cooker Chicken and Noodle Soup
- Day 6: Slow Cooker Mug Brownies
- Day 7 : Slow Cooker French Onion Soup
- Day 8 Slow Cooker Ham & Cheese Melts
- Day 9: Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings
- Day 10: Slow Cooker Monkey Bread
- Day 11: Slow Cooker Beef Fajitas
- Day 12: BEST Slow Cooker Pot Roast
- Day 13: Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes
- Day 14: Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Chicken Chili
- Day 15: Slow Cooker Cream Italian Beef Sliders
- Day 16: Slow Cooker Ravioli
- Day 17: Slow Cooker Italian Chicken
- Day 18: Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs
- Day 19: Slow Cooker Chicken Ro-Tel Dip
- Day 20: Slow Cooker Potato Soup
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