Crock-pot Mac-n-Cheese

Need a super simple and delicious dish for a summer cookout or potluck meal? Try out this incredibly easy Crock-pot Mac-n-Cheese recipe for a side dish that is quick, simple, and guaranteed to please just about everyone. Enjoy!


  • 16 oz. macaroni, cooked
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 2 large cans evaporated milk
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • Salt, pepper, seasonings to taste
  • 4+ cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup grated cheese for top


Combine first 6 ingredients in a Crockpot. Cook on low for 2-3 hours,
stirring occasionally. Top with remaining cheese half way through.
Serve straight from your Crockpot. Enjoy!

Tips & Alterations

Nothing really gigantic to alter about this one. Other than changing up the types of cheese and spices, this one is as simple as it gets.

  • I probably added about 1 1/2 tsp. each of salt and pepper, a few shakes of paprika, and a few shakes of krazy salt (It’s a VA seasoning… Mrs. Dash Seasoning would work too).
  • I used 5 types of cheese in my most recent making of this recipe – sharp cheddar, extra sharp cheddar, gouda, fontina, and a little parmesan. So, about 1 c. each of the first 4 and then just a few shakes of parmesan.
  • You can use as much or as little cheese as you want. I am a cheese-o-holic. So, I always opt for more cheese. But you can definitely use less if you have a touchy tummy.

And now for a few photos…

The ingredients for success.

My current favorite pasta for ANY version of mac-n-cheese. It just holds the cheesy sauce so well. Perfecto!

Cook the pasta till al dente.

Drain the pasta... isn't it just such a fun shaped pasta?!

Put all the liquid ingredients and seasonings in the crock-pot.

Dump the pasta into the crock-pot.

Next... the cheese! These are the four cheeses I used - sharp cheddar (yellow), extra sharp cheddar (white), gouda (semi-circle), and fontina (wedge). Perfect flavor combination!

I used my handy-dandy salad shooter to make quick work of grating all that cheese. LOVE this device!

Add the cheese to the crock-pot.

Mix well. Add additional seasonings if needed.

Cook until done. And yes, my crock-pot is red. 🙂

The final product. Delicious!

Bon appetit!



One thought on “Crock-pot Mac-n-Cheese

  1. mmm. this sounds wonderful and would be perfect for our monthly supper club! there are a couple people that attend that are vegetarian and it always causes me stress to try to please everyone. this would be the perfect meal!

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