Make-Ahead Hash Brown Potato Casserole


Everyone loves this easy make-ahead hash brown casserole.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
9 hrs 10 mins
1 9x13-inch casserole


  • 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream

  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 (10.5 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup

  • 1 (30 ounce) package frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed

  • 2 cups cornflakes cereal

  • ¼ cup salted butter, melted

  • salt to taste


  1. Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  2. Mix sour cream, Cheddar cheese, and condensed soup together in a very large bowl. Fold in hash browns and mix thoroughly. Transfer mixture to the prepared baking dish.

  3. Toss cornflakes in melted butter to coat; spread over hash brown mixture. Cover and refrigerate, 8 hours to overnight.

  4. When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Remove casserole from the refrigerator and uncover.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until bubbly and slightly browned on top, about 1 hour. Season with salt before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

162 Calories
12g Fat
8g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 162
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 390mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 140mg 11%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 52mg 1%

* 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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