Papa Tom's Cheesy Hash Browns


Modified version of a recipe from Cracker Barrel® restaurant's excellent brunch dish . It can be cooked the day before and reheated or frozen and reheated.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
15 servings


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

  • 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream

  • 12 ounces shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can cream of celery soup

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • ½ cup butter, melted, divided

  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 cup crushed corn flakes

  • 1 cup crushed cheese-flavored crackers (such as Cheez-It®)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix potatoes, sour cream, Cheddar cheese, cream of celery soup, onion, 1/4 cup butter, white pepper, and cayenne pepper together in a bowl; spread into a 9x13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle corn flakes and cheese-flavored crackers over potato mixture and drizzle remaining butter over the top.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until bubbling and cooked through, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

312 Calories
26g Fat
19g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 312
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 15g 73%
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 433mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 7mg 34%
Calcium 223mg 17%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 372mg 8%

* 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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