Cheesy Potato Casserole

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Ultimate Cheesy Potato Casserole! Just 5 minutes of prep!

These are amazing…  and the best part is that they take just 5  minutes to prepare!

These creamy cheesy potatoes start with hash browns and a few simple ingredients making them quick and easy!  If you bring these along anywhere, be sure to bring along a  copy of the recipe because you will be asked!

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Cheesy Potato Casserole

With just 5 minutes of prep you can have an easy cheesy crowd pleasing potato casserole on the table! The perfect potluck dish.


  • 1 bag of diced hash browns (2 lbs)
  • 2 cans cream of mushroom or cream of celery soup
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 small onion , finely diced
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2/3 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 3 cups sharp cheddar cheese
  • paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine hash browns, cans of soup, milk, onion, garlic powder, sour cream, 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese and black pepper. Pour into a greased 9×13 pan.
  3. Top with cornflake crumbs and remaining cheddar cheese. Sprinkle with paprika.
  4. Cover (if using foil, spray the foil with cooking spray so the cheese doesn’t stick) and cook 45 minutes. Uncover and cook an additional 20 minutes or until cheese is browned and onions are cooked through.

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