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north dakota's best funeral potatoes

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
rochelle wetsch
grand forks, ND

When you're called upon to comfort someone and need the perfect bring-along dish, I recommend our regions' Best Funeral Potatoes recipe---recipe has been around for years. Of course, it's a super side dish for a happy occasion, too!

★★★★★ 2
serves 8 servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 55 Min

Ingredients For north dakota's best funeral potatoes

  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter divided
  • 1/2 cup diced onion (or according to taste)
  • 1 (32oz.) pkg. frozen shredded hash browns, thawed
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 (10.5oz.) can cream of celery soup
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup coarsely crushed butter-flavored crackers

How To Make north dakota's best funeral potatoes

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375-degrees. Coat a 9x13-in. baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In a small skillet over medium heat, melt 1/2 stick butter. Add onion and sauté 4 to 5 minutes, or until soft.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, combine hash browns, cheese, soup, sour cream, salt, pepper, and onion; mix well. Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish.
  • 4
    In a small microwaveable bowl, melt remaining butter in microwave; stir in cracker crumbs. Sprinkle cracker mixture over potatoes.
  • 5
    Cover baking dish with foil and bake 35 minutes. Remove foil and bake 10 to 15 additional minutes, or until nice and golden brown and heated through.
  • 6
    Psst....feel free to substitute any flavor cream soup for the cream of celery.