Rich and Creamy Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
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Rich and Creamy Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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This is a great way to make America's most popular comfort food. The dish turns out cheesy, rich and creamy. —Jennifer Babcock, Chicopee, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 2 hours
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 2 hours
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 package (16 ounces) process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded white cheddar cheese
  • 1-3/4 cups whole milk
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 388 calories, 28 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 122 mg cholesterol, 652 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 17 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions for al dente; drain. Transfer to a greased 5-qt. slow cooker. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  2. Cook, covered, on low 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until a thermometer reads at least 160°, stirring once. Yield: 16 servings (3/4 cup each).
Originally published as Creamy Macaroni and Cheese in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2009, p82

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 388 calories, 28 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 122 mg cholesterol, 652 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 17 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 23, 2014

"I easily found the fontina cheese in the deli area and it is just a little pricey. Have to shred yourself. Made exactly as is, it is totally delicious. Everyone loves it, adults to kids. I like the idea of adding a little paprika. So easy to take to potluck, etc."

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Reviewed Sep. 30, 2014

"Great recipe. (Needs more cheese though) just kidding. Make sure you are having a big get together because it makes a lot. This is now my go to Mac & Cheese recipe."

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Reviewed Jul. 18, 2014

"Fantastic, the whole family loves it. Including my finicky four year old."

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Reviewed May. 23, 2014

"2 hours on low is just right. Let it set a few minutes and it thickens to delicious creamy side. I'm going to try onion powder and extra sharp cheddar for a little more flavor next time."

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Reviewed Apr. 20, 2014

"Family loved it! I would say eat at 2hrs - after three hours on low the cheese starts to congeal but at the same time it still tastes great! Love the recipe1"

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