Slow Cooker  White Cheddar  Bacon Mac & Cheese

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I love creating fresh recipes that are quick and simple to make so that I can help you get dinner on the table without the fuss!

Cook Time: 4 hrs

Prep Time:  30 Min


– 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts – 1 3/4 cups chicken broth – 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar – 1 tablespoon beer can chicken seasoning – 1/2 teaspoon paprika – 4 slices bacon (later) – 8 oz pasta noodles (later) For Cheese Sauce: – 3 tablespoons butter – 2 tablespoons flour – 2 1/2 cups milk – 2 cups white cheddar cheese (shredded) Optional: – 1/2 cup bread crumbs – 3 tablespoons butter (melted)


Add chicken, broth, vinegar and seasonings to slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 until chicken is fully. cooked through


Shred chicken and then add pasta noodles to slow cooker and stir. Cover and return to high heat for 30-45 minutes, stirring occasionally until pasta noodles are cooked and tender (add additional liquid 1/2 cup at a time if needed)


Cook bacon in microwave until crispy and let cool on paper towels, crumble and add to pasta


For Cheese Sauce: Melt butter in saucepan over medium high heat


Whisk in flour and stir until smooth for about 2 minutes


Very slowly pour in milk while continuing to whisk to ensure sauce stays smooth, let simmer and thicken for about 3-4 minutes


Reduce heat and stir in cheese until melted and smooth. Remove from heat and pour into pasta and stir to combine