Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe

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One of my favorite foods to cook with are potatoes. I think I could eat potatoes every day. This is one of my favorite side dishes to make with potatoes. It takes a little longer than most of my side dishes I make, but it is worth it. I like to make it with steaks, vegetables, and a salad. If you like cheesy and tasty potatoes, you are sure to love these! Enjoy!


Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe
A creamy cheesy potato side dish.
Recipe type: Side Dish
  • 5-6 potatoes, sliced into ¼" slices
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • garlic salt to taste
  • onion powder to taste
  • Bacon Bits (optional)
  • 4 tbs butter
  • 4 tbs flour
  • 2¼ cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a 1 quart casserole dish with foil.
  2. Layer ½ of the potatoes into bottom of the prepared casserole dish.
  3. Season with salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic salt (and bacon bits if you choose). Set the second half of the potatoes aside.
  4. Melt the butter in a medium-size saucepan on medium heat. After it melts, add the flour and stir with a whisk for approx. 60 seconds. Add in the milk. Cook until mixture has thickened, stirring often (takes a few minutes). Mix in the cheese, and continue stirring until melted.
  5. Pour half the cheese mixture over the potatoes.
  6. Add the rest of the potatoes, season again, and pour the rest of the cheese mixture over it (add bacon bits if you'd like).
  7. Cover the dish with aluminum foil.
  8. Bake 1½ hours, removing the foil for the last 20 minutes.

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7 comments on Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe

  • Michelle

    That sounds yummy!!! Thanks for sharing. Thanks for visiting the Sit and Relax hop! I’m following you back now!

  • Melanie

    Oooooh… I can’t wait to try these! They are even beautiful! Visiting you from the Sit and Relax hop. Excited to see more.

  • tanya

    Hi! Following you from the Finding
    New Friends blog hop! Hope you visit
    me and return the follow!:0)

  • Mandy

    Hello! Thanks for the follow and comment! :) I am following you back! I am looking forward to reading more of your blog!

    I am pretty sure these look like the most amazing potatoes I have ever seen! I am going to have to try these sometime!

    Mandy @ AtlantaMilitaryMom

  • Melanie

    They are in the oven as I type!!!

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