Slow Cooker Four Cheese Mac and Cheese

Total Time: yield 8-10 servings : 20 minutes time: 2 hours 35 minutestotal time: 2 hours 55 minutes

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours 35 minutes

Servings: 10

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Slow Cooker Four Cheese Mac and Cheese

Ingredients

· 1 pound medium elbow macaroni· 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided· 2 cups grated American cheese· 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed· 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan· 3 cups whole milk· 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk· 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard· 1/2 teaspoon paprika· 1/2 teaspoon onion powder· Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste· 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives·

Instructions

Step 1Step 2Place macaroni, 1 cup cheddar cheese, American cheese, cream cheese and Parmesan into a 4-qt slow cooker.Step 3Stir in milk, evaporated milk, Dijon, paprika and onion powder, making sure the macaroni is submerged as much as possible; season with salt and pepper, to taste.Step 4Cover and cook on low heat for 90 minutes to 2 hours and 30 minutes, stirring every hour until tender and creamy.* Uncover and stir in remaining 1 cup cheddar cheese until melted, about 2-3 minutes. If the mixture is too thick, add more milk as needed.Step 5Serve immediately, garnished with chives, if desired.Step 6Step 7