Funeral Potatoes


This dish was served at my aunt's home after a family funeral. The woman who brought this fabulous dish had no name for it, so in my family, it is now known as the 'Funeral Potatoes'. I make it for every holiday and special barbecues too.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
8 to 12 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) jar process cheese sauce

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of celery soup

  • 1 ¼ cups water

  • ½ cup butter, melted

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 (2 pound) package frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed

  • 2 cups bread crumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch casserole dish.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the processed cheese, sour cream, mushroom soup, celery soup, water, 1/2 of the margarine and salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Place potatoes in prepared dish, add soup mixture and mix well.

  4. Mix crumbs with remaining melted margarine and sprinkle over top of potato casserole.

  5. Bake at 325 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 to 50 minutes or until crumbs are lightly browned and casserole is bubbling.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

418 Calories
30g Fat
37g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 11
Calories 418
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 16g 82%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 1296mg 56%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 8mg 39%
Calcium 227mg 17%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 583mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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