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Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes

These cheesy potatoes are easy and perfect side dish for the holidays or potlucks that is made in your crock pot!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 478kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 1 cream of chicken soup 10 3/4 oz
  • 1 c. sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp onion flakes
  • 1/4 c. butter melted
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 32 oz frozen cubed hash brown potatoes thawed
  • 2 c. sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Combine the cream of chicken soup, sour cream, onion and butter in a large bowl. Add hash browns and 1 1/2 c. cheese and stir until combined. Pour into 4 qt slow cooker, cover.
  • Cook for 4-5 hours on low or until potatoes are tender. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over potatoes and continue to cook 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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Notes

Can I make these in the Oven? Of course you can! Instead of putting these into a slow cooker just put them into a greased 9'' x 13'' casserole dish and spread out evenly. Cover with tinfoil. Place in a preheated oven at 350 degrees. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until nice and bubbly and heated through. Remove foil and continue cooking for 10-15 minutes or until cooked through and cheesy is just beginning to brown.
Can I use shredded potatoes? Yes! Just beware that these will take a little less time to cook in your crock pot so keep an eye on them before they turn mushy.
Can I use fresh, diced potatoes? Yes, you can, but make sure you place them on a lint-free towel first to wring out any excess liquid. Also, add 1-2 hours of cooking time because frozen potatoes have actually been cooked a little bit.  
How do I store leftovers? Let cool then place in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They should lest for up to 5 days when stored properly.
How do I reheat leftovers? Place the amount of potatoes on a plate that you would like. Microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring in between until they are heated through. You can also place leftovers in a baking dish and reheat in oven at 300 degrees. 
Can I double this recipe? You can! Make sure you have at least a 6 quart crock pot to do this. It will be VERY full. Add a hour of time onto the cooking time.
Flavorful additions: Mix in your favorite flavors like crumbles bacon, sauteed onions, green onions, diced jalapenos, top with cornflakes or whatever you can think of!

Nutrition

Calories: 478kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 808mg | Potassium: 451mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1030IU | Vitamin C: 10.1mg | Calcium: 479mg | Iron: 2mg