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pressure cooker macaroni and cheese

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese in the Pressure Cooker

A creamy delicious pressure cooker macaroni and cheese recipe that only takes 7 minutes to cook in the electric pressure cooker!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword side dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 731 kcal


  • 2 1/2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. First you will place your elbow macaroni, chicken stock, heavy cream, salt and pepper into your pressure cooker pot. Set your pressure cooker to cook on high for 7 minutes.
  2. When the timer goes off, let the steam out of the pressure cooker based on your specific machine's directions. A quick release works great!

  3. Add in the butter, milk and cheeses, stir and ENJOY!

Recipe Notes

This recipe is for use in an electric pressure cooker...if you have an older style pressure cooker...you may have to adjust cooking times, etc.

Adapted from Hub Pages

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Macaroni and Cheese in the Pressure Cooker
Amount Per Serving
Calories 731 Calories from Fat 369
% Daily Value*
Fat 41g63%
Saturated Fat 24g150%
Cholesterol 138mg46%
Sodium 1076mg47%
Potassium 383mg11%
Carbohydrates 59g20%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 1375IU28%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Calcium 490mg49%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. We are not nutritionist and this data was calculated via WP Recipe Maker to the best of our ability. Always check nutrition values yourself based on the ingredients you use.