Baked Potato Casserole

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Joelle Teague

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@joelle1110

The first Thanksgiving my husband and I were married, we had everyone over for thanksgiving. This recipe was born out of wanting to change some things up and have something a little different. It is very hard for me to measure things out because I am not a measuring kind of cook - I eyeball everything, but this is as close as I can get! This has become my requested dish for every family function we go to because everyone loves it sooo much!

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Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr 35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 5 lb
    potatoes - whichever kind you like
  • 2 stick
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    chives, dried
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste
  • 4 c
    shredded cheese - can use whatever blend you prefer
  • 2 pkg
    real bacon bits
  • 24 oz
    sour cream - can use low fat or fat free
  • ·
    *****you can increase the sour cream - i encourage you to taste at the mixing step and get it to your liking. we use a lot of sour cream!

How to Make Baked Potato Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Peel, wash, and dice potatoes. Put in large pan and cover with water. Add chives and one stick of the butter. Also add salt and pepper to your taste.
  2. Cook potatoes until fork tender and drain (usually about 45 minutes) Place in mixing bowl with remaining stick of butter and 1/2 the sour cream to start with. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix potatoes on low speed to blend everything. Add remaining sour cream to get potatoes to your preferred consistency.
  3. After potatoes are mixed, take a 9X13 casserole dish and layer potatoes, cheese, and bacon bits. Repeat so that you have atleast 2 layers.
  4. Cook on 350 for approximately 35 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.
  5. ***CAN BE PREPARED AHEAD OF TIME AND/OR REFRIGERATED, YOU WILL JUST NEED TO INCREASE THE COOK TIME**

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About Baked Potato Casserole

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Collection: Bold With Butter



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