Fix it and forget it: A macaroni and cheese recipe for your slow cooker

Sprinkle the reserved cup of cheese over the top. Then cover and cook on low for three to four hours

Published September 28, 2019 4:30PM (EDT)

Cheryl’s Macaroni and Cheese (Skyhorse Publishing)
Cheryl’s Macaroni and Cheese (Skyhorse Publishing)

Excerpted with permission from Fix-It and Forget-It Best of Fall Recipes: Quick and Delicious Slow Cooker Meals by Hope Comerford. Copyright 2019 by Good Books, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

A collection of more than 150 of the very best harvest recipes from the New York Times bestselling series, Fix-It-and-Forget-It Best of Fall Recipes includes fan favorites that capture the spirit of fall, everyone's favorite time of the year. Hope Comerford is the blogger behind A Busy Mom’s Slow Cooker Adventures and is the editor and author of several Fix-It and Forget-It books. She is passionate about slow-cooking and writing easy, delicious recipes.


Recipe: Cheryl’s Macaroni and Cheese

Makes 6 servings 

Ideal slow cooker: 2½-qt.

  • ¾ cup dry elbow macaroni, cooked 
  • 3–4 cups (about ¾ lb.) shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided 
  • 1 (3-oz.) can evaporated milk 
  • 1½ cups milk 
  • 2 eggs 
  • 1 tsp. salt 
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper 
  • Chopped onion to taste

1. Combine all ingredients, except 1 cup cheese, in greased slow cooker. Sprinkle reserved cup of cheese over top. 

2. Cover and cook on low 3 to 4 hours.

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By Hope Comerford

Hope Comerford is the author of "Fix-It and Forget-It Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes: Quick and Easy Dinners, Casseroles, Soups, Stews, and More!"

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