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Cheesy Potatoes Casserole

Also known as Church Potatoes, this Cheesy Potatoes Casserole is ultimate comfort food. It’s easy to prep, freezer-friendly, and absolutely addicting.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesy potato casserole, cheesy potatoes, cheesy potatoes casserole, potato, potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 12
Author Jessica Fisher


  • 2 cups cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced green onion
  • salt and pepper
  • 32 ounces frozen hashbrown potatoes do not thaw
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter


  1. Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cream of chicken soup, sour cream, cheddar cheese, and onion. Mix well. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir in potatoes. Spoon this mixture into the prepared baking dish.

  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine crushed cornflakes and melted butter. Sprinkle over the potato mixture. 

  4. Bake for 2 hours at 325 degrees.

Recipe Notes

Note: the dish can be frozen prior to baking. Simply wrap well and freeze for 4 to 6 weeks. To serve: bake according to directions.

If you prefer saucier potatoes, use 2 more cups of cream of chicken soup.