Best Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Best Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

This slow cooker macaroni and cheese recipe is perfect for the holidays as it'll make a giant batch of food all at once. The sauce is made with cheese and condensed cheese soup; together they end up being super rich and filling which complements the pasta.
Course Dinner
Cuisine comfort food
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings 10 -12
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 3 cups UNCOOKED elbow macaroni pasta
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup colby cheese shredded
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 & 3/4 cup half & half
  • 15 oz can Campbell’s Cheddar Cheese condensed soup
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika smoked or plain


  • Combine the half & half with the cheddar cheese soup, and mix until it's nice and smooth.
  • Next, sprinkle in the paprika and black pepper, and mix.
  • Pour the elbow macaroni and cheese into the crock pot, half of the shredded cheddar & colby, the cut butter, and half & half/ cheddar soup mixture.
  • Mix until well incorporated.
  • Top off with the remaining shredded cheese.
  • Put the lid on top of the slow cooker, then set the slow cooker on low.
  • Let cook for 3 hours.
  • Serve and enjoy!