Slow Cooker Macaroni & Cheese

Skipped the sour cream but it came out really good anyway!

This Crock Pot Mac and Cheese is creamy, cheesy and an easy family dinner that even our picky eaters will devour! Our macaroni and cheese recipe is prepared in the slow cooker so it is easy to make and beyond delicious! It will make you never want to use a boxed mac and cheese again!

It will make you never want to use a boxed mac and cheese again! It only takes minutes of prep time and has become a weekly staple on our family meal plan. The ultimate in comfort food!
Macaroni and cheese has been a long time favorite for our family! Frozen, boxed, baked…we love them all! But once we found this crock pot macaroni and cheese recipe, the game has been changed forever!

1 16 ounce box elbow macaroni
4 cups whole milk
8 ounces extra-sharp yellow cheddar cheese (shredded)
8-10 ounces extra-sharp white cheddar cheese (shredded)
½ cup grated parmesan
4 ounces cream cheese (room-temp )
8 ounces sour cream
1 ½ teaspoons sea salt
½ teaspoon white pepper
1 teaspoon ground mustard

Fill a large pot halfway up with water and bring to a boil.
Once the water has started to boil, pour in a little bit of olive oil and the box of macaroni.
Cook for 2-3 minutes and then drain.
Add the macaroni to a slow cooker and add milk, shredded cheddar cheeses, parmesan, and seasonings.
Turn slow cooker on low and cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
Cut the cream cheese into cubes.
Stir in the cream cheese and the sour cream until cream cheese starts to melt.
Cook on low for an additional 20-30 minutes until hot and creamy.
Serve as is or with bacon on top.