hand serving cheesy potatoes from a white baking dish
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Cheesy Potato Casserole (Funeral Potatoes)

Cheesy Potato Casserole is a crowdpleaser at any party or holiday gathering. This is a VERY simple, but SO delicious recipe for Funeral Potatoes that has been in my family for over 40 years. My grandma makes this dish for most every family dinner and there’s never leftovers!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesy Potato Casserole, Cheesy Potatoes, Funeral Potatoes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 260kcal


  • 1 (30-32 ounce) package Frozen Diced Hash Browns (I use Ore-Ida brand)*
  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Combine slightly thawed potatoes, sour cream, soup and cheese in a large mixing bowl. Stir until completely combined. Transfer mixture into a greased 9x13" baking dish.
  • Bake uncovered at 350ºF for about 60 minutes. Serve warm.


*Allow potatoes to thaw for about 20 minutes. They do not have to be completely thawed. You will just want them thawed enough so that you can stir them with other ingredients easily.
**Nutritional information is as follows for each 1/8 serving: 260 calories, 11.5 grams fat, 22.7 grams carbohydrates, and 11 grams protein.