Christine Fernandez Recipe

Cheesy Bacon Potatoes

By Christine Fernandez SuperMom77

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Christine's Story

My family loves cheese and bacon... and potatoes! I prefer to make scalloped potatoes from scratch vs the boxed kind. There is so much more flavor to them. Hope your family enjoys this recipe as much as ours does.

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
There is just nothing better than bacon, potatoes and cheese... am I right? Ha, well at least that's how I feel when I'm in the mood for comfort food. And comfort food this is! De-lish.


potatoes; peeled & sliced
1/2 c
2 c
cheddar cheese; shredded
1 c
bacon; cooked and crumbled
2 c
1/2 c
half & half
4 Tbsp
4 Tbsp
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

Use a large pot. Saute chopped onions in butter till soft but not browned. In a small bowl, combine flour, salt and pepper. Stir flour mixture into onion mixture, add milk and half and half. Stir and cook over medium heat till mixture begins to thicken (about 3 minutes).

Turn off heat.

Add 1 1/2 cups cheese to the sauce and stir till melted and smooth. Add sliced potatoes, bacon and stir well to combine. Pour mixture into a casserole dish sprayed with no stick spray. Cover with foil and bake at 350 for 35 minutes.

Remove foil, sprinkle reserved cheese over top and return to oven to bake another 30 minutes or until potatoes are soft, cheese is melted and edges begin to brown. Let stand a few minutes before serving to allow sauce to thicken.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Collection: Thanksgiving Table
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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Straw's Kitchen CinCooks
Nov 24, 2013
Brenda...just leave the onions out (add a tad of onion powder/salt if you want and cut out half of the other salt, or not).
Brenda McQueen minxangel
Nov 24, 2013
Not into onions so much, but will try this - sounds great.
lynne pierre pierrelynne
Nov 19, 2013
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
Kathryn Gibson agypsygrl
May 9, 2013
Did make this dish the other night and was delicious