Slow Cooker Bacon Mac & Cheese

Ingredients

  • 16 ounce package penne pasta*
  • 2 cups Braum’s shredded cheddar cheese*
  • 1 cup Braum’s shredded Mexican cheese blend*
  • 4 slices Braum’s American cheese, cut into squares*
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder*
  • ½ stick Braum’s salted butter, melted
  • 3 cups Braum’s homogenized milk*
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound Braum’s bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled*

Instructions

  1. Place the uncooked penne pasta, all of the cheeses, garlic powder, and pepper in the slow cooker.
  2. Toss together to evenly combine.
  3. Pour the milk over the top and add ½ of the crumbled bacon. Reserve the rest of the bacon for the top when it is done.
  4. Cook on LOW for 2 hours. Stir every 30 minutes. The last 30 minutes sprinkle the remaining bacon on top.

Notes

TIP- Spray the slow cooker bowl well with non stick cooking spray or use a disposable liner for easy cleanup.

*Denotes items that are available in Braum’s Fresh Market