Friday, February 14, 2014

crock pot macaroni & cheese

crock pot mac and cheese This macaroni is delicious, and it’s so simple. My friend Melissa made it for a play-date a few weeks ago, and I immediately asked her for the recipe. I’ve always been super picky about my macaroni—I only ever liked Kraft. This mac is super tasty though. And I like that it’s made from scratch—so it doesn’t have the sodium, preservatives, or dyes like a box mix.


8 ounces uncooked elbow noodles (half of a 1 lb box)
8 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded
2 cups milk
3 Tablespoons butter
I would double the recipe if you are feeding more than four.


Spray the Crock Pot with non-stick spray, or use a Reynolds brand slow cooker liner. Put the noodles, cheese and milk in the Crock Pot. Melt the 3 tablespoons of butter in the microwave, then add to the rest of the ingredients and mix them all together well. Turn the Crock Pot onto low for 2.5 to 3 hours, stirring once or twice in the meantime.

That’s it! I think it may be easier than using a box mix—just takes a little longer!

I love the taste of cheese when it’s slightly brown and crispy. Yum!

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  1. This looks so good! I might need to make it this weekend! :) Hope you are all doing well!

  2. Wow, this looks yummy! I have been contemplating buying a slow cooker (specially for stews etc) but have not been around to do it! The creamy mac and cheese just might push me now to order one! LOL!
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  3. I can't believe how easy this looks!! Oh.My.Goodness!! I want to make it tomorrow!! :) yummy!!


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