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Cheesy Potato Casserole

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Cheesy Potato Casserole is a staple at holiday meals. Easter, Christmas, or any fancy dinner in between, this comfort food classic is great all year long. Creamy, cheesy, and so delicious! Made with frozen hashbrowns, plenty of cheese, sour cream, and butter, you won’t be disappointed in your decision to enjoy it!

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Sometimes called Party Potatoes or Funeral Potatoes, this cheesy hashbrown casserole is a great side dish for gatherings!  Its quick and easy to make, makes plenty for a crowd, and is easy to make ahead, too!

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How to make these easy cheesy potatoes

These potatoes are a cinch to make! For the full set of directions, make sure to scroll down to the recipe card below.

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mix the hash browns, onion, soup, shredded cheese, and sour cream together until well combined.
  4. Pour the casserole into the dish and spread evenly in the pan.
  5. Dot the top of the casserole with pads of butter.
  6. Bake for 35 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
  7. Enjoy!
mixing ingredients for cheesy potato casserole

Prepping ahead of time

You can prep these ahead of time! Mix the casserole according to the recipe directions, and place in the prepared 9×13 pan. Cover with a lid and place in the fridge for up to a day ahead. When you are ready, top with the butter and bake!

You can also place this in a disposable aluminum foil pan and freeze for up to 3 months.

Leftovers

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. 

You can reheat in an oven or microwave until warmed through. 

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Yield: 10 servings

Cheesy Potato Casserole

small plate with cheesy potatoes next to casserole dish

This cheesy potato casserole is the perfect side dish for your holiday menu! Easy, delicious, and so cheesy! You will be wishing for leftovers!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 lb. frozen hashbrowns (the square kind)
  • 1/2 cup white onion, chopped
  • 15 ounce can cream of chicken soup
  • 2+ cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients (except butter) together until well combined.
  4. Pour the casserole into the dish and spread evenly in the pan.
  5. Slice the butter into thin slices and dot the top of the casserole with the pads of butter.
  6. Bake for 35 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
  7. Enjoy!

Notes

Leftovers can be stored in an air tight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven or a microwave until warmed through.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 421Total Fat: 31gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 930mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 3gSugar: 2gProtein: 7g

Nutrition information is an estimate and is provided for informational purposes only. For the most accurate information, please calculate using your specific brands and exact measurements.

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Anna

Thursday 17th of March 2022

Potatoes are my comfort food! I could eat this casserole every day and never get tired of it. It's delicious!

Jennifer

Thursday 17th of March 2022

Oh, this potato casserole is by far my new favorite side dish! So delicious! I am 100% making this for Easter this year!

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