Easy Slow Cooker Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

Easy Slow Cooker Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

In the  winter my slow cooker gets a workout. There is just something warm and comforting about putting a meal together and having it simmering all day long. If you haven’t yet, you should totally check out my December slow cooker menu. While I mostly make full dinners in the slow cooker, I sometimes make just a side dish. Like my Easy Slow Cooker Bacon Macaroni and Cheese. It is like the best of both worlds. Bacon and Macaroni and Cheese. In all honesty, you could make this your meal. It is that rich and satisfying.

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I have made this on the stovetop and it is easy to make that way too but for some reason it just tastes more flavorful and creamy in the slow cooker. I use the best cheeses and cook my bacon fresh even though you could totally use bacon bits. The Worcestershire sauce adds just enough kick to really bring out the flavor in the sauce. Once you make it you may find it hard to go back to regular macaroni and cheese. Easy Bacon Macaroni and Cheese will be your go-to. Oh and if you make this expect a repeat performance next year. Everyone will want you to make it again!

Just a couple of notes before we get started:

  • Slow cookers vary in cooking times. If you have an older slow cooker you may need to adjust the time a little.
  • You should put enough milk to cover the pasta. I use around 2 cups but you may need more or less. Use your best judgement.
  • Don’t skimp on the cheese. Buy the best you can find or even better, grate it yourself if you want.

 

Easy Slow Cooker Bacon Macaroni and Cheese
 
This ooey gooey Easy Slow Cooker Bacon Macaroni and Cheese will become your favorite side dish! Just don't forget to share!
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Recipe type: Slow Cooker
Ingredients
  • 3 cups pasta
  • 2 cups of mozzarella
  • 2 cups cheddar cheeses
  • 10 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled. Or bacon bits of your choice.
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 can of evaporated milk
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
Instructions
  1. Spray the bottom and sides of your slow cooker insert
  2. In a small bow combine your milks and whisk. Add all the other ingredients and stir to combine. Make sure you have enough milk to cover the pasta.
  3. Add to your slow cooker and cover.
  4. Cook on high for 1½ hours stirring occasionally. Place the setting on low and cook for an additional 15 to 30 minutes or until all the liquid has absorbed.
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December Slow Cooker Menu Part 2

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December Slow Cooker Part 2

I am back with this years December slow cooker menu! YAY! One of the biggest comments I have been getting about this menu is that is so expensive. When you are trying to deliver a post to the entire internet you have to have varied recipes for every tastes.

This menu is just a guide. You do not need to do every recipe. Also, when doing slow cooker recipes you should always be thinking ahead to the next meal. Make enough to freeze and have it on a day when you are either broke or don’t feel like making something new. Or you can use leftovers to make a recipe below and re-invent it.

While slow cooking is easy and for the most part cost friendly, you have to remember you are still using electric. So pick recipes that can make 2 or 3 meals. Freeze left-overs, and most of all just have fun. You know your family better than anyone so use this guide and make a menu that will keep you out of the kitchen this holiday season and your family happy!

Most of all, have fun and Happy Holidays!

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  1. Apple, Bacon, and Leek Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
  2. Carnitas
  3. Salsa Verde Beef Tacos
  4. Creamy Chipotle Chicken Taquitos
  5. Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs ( perfect for subs and if you have leftovers freeze them for the 21st.)
  6. Cooker Beef with Creamy Mushroom-Rosemary Sauce
  7. Autumn Harvest Soup with Cranberries
  8. 3 Ingredient Slow Cooker Pulled Pork ( Save the pork for tomorrow)
  9. Slow Cooker Pork Tacos ( You can either make this one from scratch or use the pork from last nights meal to make another dinner.)
  10. Persian Chicken
  11. Blackberry and Jalapeno Sandwiches
  12. Applesauce Pork Tenderloin
  13. Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Pulled Pork Tacos
  14. Slow Cooker Beef and Cheese Pasta
  15. 3 Cheese Mac N Cheese
  16. Honey Chipotle Chicken Wings
  17. Chicken Tikka Masala
  18. Coq au Vin
  19. Mushroom Stroganoff
  20. Beef and Horseradish Sandwich
  21. Cheesy Meatball Tortellini
  22. Crock Pot Maple Dijon Chicken Drumsticks ( save some drumsticks for tomorrow’s recipe. If you have leftovers of this one save them so people will have a choice tomorrow night 🙂 )
  23. Teriyaki Wings ( use the drumsticks saved from last night)
  24. Christmas Eve Elegant Dinner ( from me)
  25. Merry Christmas!! Slow Cooker Glazed Ham
  26. Use the leftovers for Ham sandwiches and fixings
  27. Detox with this Vegan Soup in the Slowcooker
  28. Island Pulled Pork Sandwich
  29. Champignon Ragout
  30. Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole (Breakfast for Dinner!)
  31. End the year with a bang with my FAVORITE slow cooker recipe ever- Slow Cooker Ribs. Thanks Real Food by Dad for making my night at least 3 times a month!
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Check out my other slow cooker/crock post posts:

A Slow cooker Thanksgiving

December Slow Cooker Menu 1

January Slow Cooker Menu

Easy Crock Pot Recipes

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Easy Crock Pot Recipes

Summer time is HERE! YAY! It is time to get outdoors and play! Which is why I always turn to easy crock pot recipes that get me out of the kitchen and into the pool. I have put together a list of my favorites and hopefully they will keep you out of the kitchen too!

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 Easy Crock Pot Recipes

  1. Cola Pulled Pork Sandwiches
  2. Beef Pot Roast With Turnips
  3. Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers
  4. Crock Post Tuscan Chicken
  5. Low Country Boil
  6. Memphis Pork Pitas With Southwest Slaw
  7. Philly Cheesesteaks
  8. Crockpot Cheesy Ravioli
  9. Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes
  10. Shrimp Scampi
  11. Cauliflower Rice Burrito Bowls
  12. Crockpot Carnitas Tortilla Burrito Bowl
  13. Crock Pot West African Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew
  14. Slow Cooker Mushroom Barley Risotto
  15. Crock Pot Cheddar Creamed Corn
  16. Easy Springtime Crockpot Ministrone
  17. Blueberry Butter
  18. Carrot Cake & Zucchini Bread Oatmeal
  19. Slow Cooker Sticky Chicken Wings
  20. Cowboy Casserole
  21. Creamy Cooker Chicken
  22. Super Simple Beef Stroganoff
  23. Easy Slow Cooker Brunswick Stew
  24. Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken Thighs
  25. Garlic Lime Pulled Pork Un-Casserole
  26. Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Tacos
  27. Crockpot Flan
  28. Mac N Cheese
  29. French Dip Sandwiches
  30. BBQ Ribs
  31. Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken
  32. Country Club Chicken
  33. Spiral Ham
  34. Chicken and Wild Rice
  35. Savory Citrus Chicken
  36. Beer Chicken
  37. Pulled Pickled Pork
  38. Spicy Chicken Thighs
  39. Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken Wraps
  40. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Macaroni And Cheese
  41. Slow Cooker Meatloaf Pizza
  42. Sweet and Sour Chicken Meatballs
  43. Baked Crock Pot Ziti 
  44. Crock Pot Pork and Sauerkraut 
  45. Crock Pot Cinnamon Rolls
  46. Texas Taco Turkey Chili
  47. Crockpot French Onion Soup
  48. Slow Cooker Frittata with Kale, Roasted Red Pepper, and Feta
  49. Cube Steak
  50. Slow Cooker Peach Salsa Pork Roast with Sweet Potatoes
  51. Chicken Cheesesteaks
  52. Cheddar Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches
  53. Crock Pot Taco Meat
  54. Creamy Ranch Pork Chops
  55. BBQ Rubbed Turkey Breast
  56. Appalachian Cider Baked Beans
  57. Coq au Vin
  58. Sweet & Sour Turkey Meatballs with Cranberries & Peppers
  59. Bacon Wrapped Apple BBQ Chicken
  60. Orange Souffle

 More Easy Crock Pot Recipes:

January Crock Pot Menu

Crock Pot Thanksgiving

December Crock Pot Menu

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January Slow Cooker Menu

January Slow Cooker Menu

It is that time again! Next month is the beginning of a new year and I for one plan to do a lot more home cooked meals. That is why I am so grateful for my crock pot/ slow cooker! I can do homemade in a snap!

As always, use what you like, take away what you don’t from the menu!. Not matter how you do it, you are sure to have some quick and easy meals for your table!

1. Crockpot Sticky BBQ Meatballs

2. Beef Fajitas

3. Chicken Taco Bowls

4. Root Beer Pulled Pork

5. Sweet Potato Cheedar Cheese Soup

6. Chicken and Apple Cider Chili

7. Vegetable Breakfast Casserole ( YUM! Breakfast for dinner 🙂 )

8. French Dip Sammies

9. Honey Mapel BBQ Ribs

10. Cheesey Chicken Tater Tot Casserole

11. Crockpot Ham

12. Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

13. Meatloaf

14. Jambalaya

15. Spinach Lasagna (Meatless Monday, YUM!)

16. Beef Saffron and Mushrooms

17. Honey Dijon Corned Beef

18. Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup

19. Red Beans and Rice

20. Pizza Pasta

21. Lemon and Herb Chicken

22. Chicken Tacos

23. Honey Sesame Chicken Lettuce Wraps

24. Buffalo Chicken Sliders

25. Madras Lentils

26. French Toast

27. Spinach and Mozzarello Frittata

28. Minestrone Soup

29. Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

30. Seafood Alfredo

31. BBQ Shrimp ( these are great for tacos!)

 

 

Korean Chicken With Campbells Slow Cooker Sauces

I created my Korean Chicken using Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauce as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #CampbellsSkilledSaucers
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If you noticed I have  a huge December Slow Cooker Menu and I plan on using it a lot! Another thing I plan on doing is making some meals using Campbells Slow Cooker Sauces! They make an simply amazing weeknight dinner and only have about 5 minutes of prep time! My favorite so far is the Korean BBQ. It is advertised to be used with beef but I decided it would be awesome with chicken!

Campbell's Slow Cooker Sauces #CampbellsSkilledSaucers

Campbells Slow Cooker Sauces come in a variety of flavors including:

  • Tavern Style Pot Roast
  • Sweet Korean BBQ
  • Hawaiian Luau
  • Moroccan Spiced Stew
  • Mexican Red Chile Taco

And each package has tips on how to use your left overs, how awesome is that! One package, two dinners, endless possibilities!

#CampbellsSkilledSaucers

I love the fact they take two ingredients. Add your chicken ( or beef, pork, fish) and the sauce. Cook on low for 8 hours and dinner is done. Throw together a side salad ( or a veggie medley like I did) and you have an easy weeknight dinner. That is important during this time of year when everyone is super busy!

They smelled so awesome that my mouth was watering. I had cooked them overnight and then transferred them to a baking platter for broiling at dinner time. I had to be really easy getting them out because they were so tender they were falling off the bone. Literally! Of course that got me thinking about left overs. We had 3 pieces left so I de-boned them, shredded the meat and we had Korean BBQ sliders for lunch the next day. Two meals= happy mommy.

#CampbellsSkilledSaucers

While these sauces do taste delicious, I have other reasons for finding them great. First, they are super easy to use. Secondly, they save me time and lastly, they save me money. I just need the sauce and the meat. Most of the time I have veggies here, so it is nice to go to the store and pick up two ingredients and not spend a fortune! Especially when money is already stretched due to the holiday season.

For more information and amazing recipes make sure you check out Campbell’s Sauces on Facebook.