My mother-in-law has made this for years and everyone always loves it. Simple to make and very flexible. Let it burn a little on top, that's the good part!



Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Place potato slices in a bowl of water while preparing remaining ingredients.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir flour in melted butter for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in milk until thickened, 4 to 5 minutes more. Add American cheese, mixing until melted. Pour in jarred cheese sauce and cook and stir until smooth.

  • Spread about 1/2 cup sauce in the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Layer potatoes slices in baking dish, alternating with cheese sauce.

  • Bake in preheated oven until potatoes are tender, about 90 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

407.2 calories; protein 17.1g 34% DV; carbohydrates 33.5g 11% DV; fat 23.1g 36% DV; cholesterol 64.1mg 21% DV; sodium 823.9mg 33% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
made a half batch. They were done in 1 hour 10 minutes. Added some cilantro cayenne and ghost pepper for heat. Read More