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Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

I must admit I was pleasantly surprised with this Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese!

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It was SO easy to put together and it turned out creamy and delicious.  It would be the perfect side dish for your next BBQ or if your kids love Mac and Cheese like my son, Jake, does- they’ll love it anytime!
Yield: 8

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes


  • 2 C uncooked whole grain elbow macaroni
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 1/2 C shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 C lowfat sour cream
  • 1 10.75 can condensed cheddar cheese soup
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 C 1% milk
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper


  1. Boil the macaroni for 5-6 minutes and drain. (you want noodles semi-hard)
  2. Spray the inside of slow cooker with cooking spray.
  3. Spray with cooking spray a medium sauce pan and over medium high heat; melt butter and cheese, stir until cheese melts.
  4. Add 1/2 C milk and stir. Add remaining milk, sour cream, soup, salt, pepper, mustard; stir.
  5. Pour mixture into slow cooker, add pasta, mix to coat.
  6. Cover and cook on low for 2 hours. Stirring twice.
  7. Enjoy!

*I adapted this recipe from Six Sister’s Stuff 

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Our Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese was ready to eat just as Jake and 4 friends walked in the door from an afternoon at the pool…. it was devoured in seconds!

It also got rave reviews from all the guys SO you know it’s pretty darn yummy 🙂

Happy Wednesday!

xoxo~ Ruthie


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  1. Leslie says:

    This Mac & cheese recipe looks creamy and rely easy! I’m excited to try it soon!! Pinning it, too:)

    • Ruthie says:

      Hi Leslie, thanks so much for the nice comment! You’ll love that mac and cheese- it’s super tasty and my kids loved it 🙂 Thank you for the pin I appreciate it. Have a great night… xoxo~ Ruthie

  2. 4 stars
    Slow cooker mac in just two hours! Cool, I can dig that. I’ve tried other slow cooker mac and cheese recipes but they took longer to prepare. I’m going to give this one a try, thanks.

    • Ruthie says:

      You’ll LOVE it! Super good.. thanks for the nice comment 🙂 Hope you have a nice weekend… xoxo~ Ruthie

  3. Looks simple and delicious. Thanks for the recipe!

  4. Marti says:

    Looks yummy!

    • Ruthie says:

      Thanks! It is super yum and simple too… you’ll have to give it try!! Thanks for the fun comment. xoxo~ Ruthie

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