Auntie Carolyn's Cheesy Potatoes

Auntie Carolyn's Cheesy Potatoes Recipe

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Jennifer Smith


My Auntie made these for as long as I can remember. We knew if we were going to her house we were getting these!

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1 pt
half and half
26 oz
frozen hash browns
8 oz
cheddar cheese, shredded (i prefer the sharp)
2/3 pkg
velveeta, cubed
2 stick
butter or margarine (potatoes aren't as greasy with the butter, but the sauce sticks more)
garlic salt, to taste (i've been using fresh minced since i started making these)
pepper, to taste

How to Make Auntie Carolyn's Cheesy Potatoes


  • 1In sauce pan combine half and half, cheeses, and butter.
  • 2Cook over low heat until cheese is melted, stirring constantly to prevent burning.
  • 3Add garlic and salt.
  • 4Simmer uncovered for 1 hour, stirring frequently. My sisters and I cheat and don't cook it that long with no difference to the final product.
  • 5Spray 9 x 13 pan or line with foil; also does great in a disposable.
  • 6Arrange has browns evenly in pan.
  • 7Pour cheese over and stir.
  • 8Bake uncovered for 1 hour at 35o degrees or until top is slightly browned.

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About Auntie Carolyn's Cheesy Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes

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