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funeral potatoes

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Ofallon, MO

These tasty Funeral Potatoes are frozen hash brown potatoes combined with onion, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack Cheese and topped with crushed buttery cornflakes. This side dish got its peculiar name because it is a very common dish served at after funeral dinners. They are so easy to fix, virtually fool proof, easy on the pocketbook, and people just love them. This recipe serves at least ten people so it is a real crowd pleaser and perfect for family gatherings.

(1 rating)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For funeral potatoes

  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 md
    onion finely chopped
  • 32 oz
    frozen hash brown potatoes (thawed 30 to 40 minutes)
  • 1/2 c
    butter melted
  • 16 oz
    sour cream
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 1/4 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/4 c
    shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 1/4 c
    butter melted
  • 2 c
    crushed cornflakes

How To Make funeral potatoes

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9 x 13 inch casserole dish.
  • 2
    Melt 1 tablespoon butter in skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook until tender; approximately 5 minutes
  • 3
    In a large bowl stir together hash brown potatoes, onion, 1/2 cup melted butter, cream of chicken soup, garlic powder, salt, pepper, cheddar and Monterey jack. Spoon into prepared dish.
  • 4
    Stir together 1/4 cup melted butter and crushed cornflakes. Sprinkle over potatoes. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.