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!




  • Place potato slices in a bowl of water while preparing remaining ingredients.

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  • 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

407.17 calories; 17.09 g protein; 33.54 g carbohydrates; 23.13 g fat; 64.08 mg cholesterol; 823.94 mg sodium.Full Nutrition