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crockpot macaroni and cheese


I made this for the first time. It was too dry after only cooking less than 2 hours. I'll try it again sometime and add more milk and/or a bit less macaroni....will post how that worked out when I do. I love not having to cook macaroni first, so am hoping to get this figured out! I copied this recipe from Face Book.

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  • Ingredients:
  • Cooking oil spray
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 (12 oz.) can evaporated milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups pre-shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni



Step 1

Spray the pot of the slow cooker or if using a liner bag, spray the bag well. In a mixing bowl whisk together milk, evaporated milk, egg, salt and pepper. Pour milk mixture into the crock pot. Add cheese and uncooked macaroni. Stir gently to mix.

Turn slow cooker on low and cook 3-4 hours, or until the custard is set and the macaroni is tender. (Do not cook more than 4 hours, or the sides will begin to dry out). Serve at once.

Jans tips: between the 3-4 hour mark on low, the edges start to get that crispy, cheesy edge. My kids love that part, but if yours don't you'll want to make this when you know you can cut it to warm or serve it at about the three hour mark.

The original recipe called for 1/4 tsp. salt , but I increased it for my own taste preferences. You can cut it back down if you prefer.
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