Monday, September 1, 2014

Bacon Topped Macaroni and Cheese Crockpot Recipe

Bacon Topped Macaroni and Cheese Crockpot Recipe

Ingredients needed:

* 3 cups of uncooked elbow macaroni (about 12 oz.)
* 1/4 cup of butter or margarine, cut into pieces
* 1 can of evaporated milk (12 oz.)
* 1 1/2 cups of half-and-half
* 3 cups of shredded mild Cheddar cheese (12 oz.)
* 8 oz. Velveeta Cheese product, cut into cubes
* 2 teaspoons of Dijon mustard
* 1/4 teaspoon of salt
* 1/4 teaspoon of pepper
* 1/2 cup of chopped packaged precooked bacon (about 8 slices)

Preparation steps:

* Spray crockpot with cooking spray. Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package, using minimum cook time. Place macaroni into crockpot; immediately add butter and stir until melted.
* Add evaporated milk, half-and-half, 2 1/2 cups of the Cheddar cheese, the cubed cheese, mustard, salt and pepper; stir to blend well.
* Cover and cook on low for 2 1/2 hours, stirring once halfway through cooking time. During the last 15 minutes of cooking, sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese and the bacon.

(Serves 6)

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